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Illuminations TV

Overview
Works: 25 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 153 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Internet videos  Interviews  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Short films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Classifications: PN1997, 942.07
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Most widely held works by Illuminations TV
Sense and sensation English culture in the eighteenth century by John Brewer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented by the historian John Brewer, the program explores the arts in eighteenth-century London and depicts prints and paintings, along with artful reenactments of London cultural life. The program considers the world of commerce and celebrity in which Georgian culture was created--a world with many parallels to today. Brewer tells the interesting stories of entrepreneur Jonathan Tyers and his Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens; literature, gallery, and theater aficionado Anna Larpent; Sir Joshua Reynolds and the Royal Academy exhibits of paintings; thespian legend David Garrick; Samuel Johnson and his Literary Club; and John Gay and The Beggar's Opera
Antony Gormley by Antony Gormley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of Gormley's most significant sculptures are illustrated in this film profile, including the monumental Angel of the North; Bed, composed of hundreds of slices of white bread; and Quantum Cloud. The artist offers a reflective commentary on his work
Harold Pinter : art, truth and politics by Harold Pinter( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Pinter recorded this speech in response to his winning of the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature. Pinter reflects on his writings and then gives an attack on the foreign policy of the United States
I'll be your mirror( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographer Nan Goldin describes her life, with contemporary interviews of her friends/subjects interspersed with earlier film footage and photographs
The spirit of freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the evolution of the French intellectuals of the 20th century, including their political and social views
French intellectuals in the 20th century( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an in-depth examination of intellectual life in the 20th century. Examines the rise of Fascism, the Nazi occupation of France and the French collaboration, the Spanish Civil War, and the resistance to Fascism along with the intellectuals who were prominent at the time. Includes archival film footage
French intellectuals in the 20th century. Great expectations( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present an in-depth examination of French intellectual life during the 20th century. Examines intellectuals Zola and Proust, World War l, pacifism and surrealism, the Bolshevic Revolution, the beginning of communism, and André Malraux, and the signals of terror in Moscow. Includes archival film footage
Two melons and a stinking fish( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploration of the views and art of British artist Sarah Lucas
Intelligence : new British art 2000( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Intelligence focuses on an exhibition at Tate Britain ... which features the work of 22 artists. The programme selects the work of ten of the artists and profiles them. The curators Virginia Button and Charles Esches are interviewed as well as the critics Matthew Higgs and Julian Stallabras to discuss the contemporary art scene"--Www. illumin. co. uk
The spirit of freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of Fascism and resistance to it. At the heart of this episode are writers whose names are linked with liberty--André Malraux, Ernest Hemingway, André Gide--as well as others who belong to the darker side of history
The spirit of freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The poets, artists, philosophers and scientists who, galvanised by the Alfred Dreyfus affair, were the first to be termed 'intellectuals.' The First World War and the Bolshevik Revolution further impelled them to find the answer to a better world, leading many of them, such as the Surrealists, in 1927, to harken to the tempting call of Communism
Death of a curator( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A profile of art entrepreneur Joshua Compston, who died at the age of 26 in 1996. A key figure in the world of young Britsh art, Compston is remembered by, among others, Gary Hume and Tracey Emin"--Www.illumin.co.uk
The spirit of freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The program begins with May 1968; the Left is at the height of its triumph. Maoism, Baader-Meinhoff terrorism, Cambodia. Although the hushed crowd at Jean-Paul Sartre's funeral procession in 1980 is large and reverent, this event marks a turning point. Today's intelligentsia has become isolated, introverted; human rights has become its sole cause. Could it be that the intellectual is a dying breed?
Shock of the neo( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Exploration of originality and authenticity in the visual arts. Interviewees include Jean Baudrillard, Thomas McEvilley and Mike Bidlo"--Www.illumin.co.uk
The spirit of freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In the aftermath of the Second World War, through post-colonialism and Third World revolution to Vietnam, Communist socialism has fought to free itself from the Stalinist yoke. In a time of violent upheaval, Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus and Regis Debray were among those engaged in a bitter struggle with history
Dreamgirls : the photographs of Guy Bourdin (1928-1991) by Guy Bourdin( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An exploration of the photography of Guy Bourdin, French fashion photographer whose work was highly regarded in the 1970's
The outrage( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A reflective essay about the work of American artist Cy Twombly
The Waste Land( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fiona Shaw performs T.S. Eliot's poem "The Waste Land"
Museum of memory( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Artist, promo producer and feature director John Maybury's dazzling digital meditation on public and personal memories, commissioned for Tx. The 40-minute artwork for the screen utilises cutting-edge 3D graphics as part of an idiosyncratic and deeply personal style"--Www.illumin.co.uk
French intellectuals of the 20th century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Presents an in-depth examination of intellectual life in the 20th century. Examines intellectuals and new models like Communist Cuba, the birth of the Maoist intellectual, and later revolutions in Iran and Cambodia which lead to a new cause -- human rights. Looks at intellectuals Jean-Paul Sarte, Simone de Beauvoir, and Louis Althusser and others. Includes archival film footage
 
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English (36)