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Lowe, Lara

Overview
Works: 352 works in 598 publications in 1 language and 12,711 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Educational films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Internet videos  Biographical films  Historical films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 759.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lara Lowe
The post-impressionists( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of post-impressionist master Paul Gaugin, featuring expert commentary and location footage
The post-impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his landscape and still-life paintings, Cezanne developed a revolutionary new approach to color and perspective. His influence on 20th century artists was so great that he is now referred to as the Father of Modern Painting
Monet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was Claude Monet's Impression: soleil levant which gave the impressionist school it's name. Famed for seeing the subtle nuances of color, light and atmosphere in landscape, Monet's great works include Haystacks and Waterlilies."--Container
The impressionists by Auguste Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguably the greatest of all the Impressionist artists, Pierre August Renoir's brilliant Le Moulin de la Gallette created immense controversy in its day. Famous for his use of hot reds, orange and gold to portray nudes in sunlight, Renoir's later life was blighted by arthritis, which crippled his hands. This fascinating story of the man and his work includes a visit to the artist's home Cagnes-sur-Mer on the island of La Grenouillere, and unique footage of an Impressionist festival
Dante and the divine comedy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A powerful introduction to [The Divine Comedy], the greatest work of medieval literature, which draws upon new dramatic filmed sequences, contemporary images and the works of artists inspired by Dante's epic voyage of the imagination"--Container
The impressionists( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profoundly influenced by the Renaissance painters, Hilaire Degas pioneered precision of line and the use of the human form in space within the Impressionist school. A Paris-born pupil of Ingres, Degas produced such masterpieces as Rehearsal of the Ballet and The Cotton Exchange. This unique study of his life and times includes delightful new footage of the Royal Ballet, Birmingham, England
The impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of one of the art world's most colorful characters. A true maverick and a highly controversial figure in his day, Edouard Manet became a father figure to the Impressionist movement because of his stand against the restrictions and conventions of the French salon
The history of Western art by Laurie Adams( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The programs focus on various artists highlighting the works of Giotto, Van Eyck, and others who forged a link with the religious world, and discovered perspective. The golden age inspiring Michaelangelo, Raphael, Da Vinci and Holbein and such masterpieces as Ambassadors, Mona Lisa, Last Judgement and Last Supper are covered. Great works from Rembrandt, Rubens, Caravaggio and Bernini coupling with realism and expression that fosters art as Las Meninas, Marriage a la Mode, Conversion of St. Paul and Lion Hunt are featured. Emphasis on pastoral themes emerging and classical influence in the work of Hogarth, Gainsborough, Chardin and David; and great works studied include Blue Boy, Rakes Progress and Saying Grace. The Romantic movement featuring the works of Constable, Turner and Goya and such masterpieces as Third of May, Hay Wain, and Rain, Steam and Speed are included. Also, featured is the revolutionary work of Cezanne, Seurat, Manet and Van Gogh and titles include Gare St. Lazare, Dance at the Moulin de la Galette, La Mont St. Victoire and Bathers
China : the mandate of heaven by Michael Wood( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the creation legend of Panku to the demise of the Han Dynasty, this program traces Chinese history and explores the roots of Chinese culture today
The impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the life and work of Camille Pissarro, the West-Indian born leader of the original Impressionists and the only artist from that school to exhibit at all eight of the exhibitions from 1874 to 1886. A considerable influence on Cezanne and Gauguin at the beginning of their careers, Pissarro's great works include the famous Boulevard Montmartre which hangs today in the National Gallery, London
The Dutch masters( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of the art of Bosch. Also features leading authorities, art historians and scholars
The post-impressionists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of post-impressionist painter Henri Rousseau, featuring expert commentary and location footage
India : river of life( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the rise of the Moghul empire under Babur in 1526 to the setting of the sun on the British Raj in 1948, this program surveys four centuries of history during which India slowly but decisively shook off foreign rule. Expert commentary on the pivotal politico-military struggles between the Moghuls, the Afghans, Great Britain, and the Indians by Dr. David Hardiman, of Oxford University; Dr. David Washbrook, of Warwick University; and historian Rakesh Dayaz puts India's centuries-long fight for independence into perspective. (30 minutes)
Pompeii : the doomed city( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 79 AD, the ancient seaside city of Pompeii was buried beneath a mountain of volcanic ash and pumice when nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius furiously erupted. More than two thousand of Pompeii's citizens lost their lives. For almost 1,700 years, until its rediscovery in 1748, Pompeii lay hidden - a city and its people suspended in time. Now we can see the streets and buildings almost as they were on the day Pompeii died- an incredible snapshot of Roman civilization in its heyday
Dutch masters by Lara Lowe( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of 17th century Flemish painter Anthony Van Dyck, featuring commentary by leading authorities
The Dutch masters( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of the art of Rembrandt. Also features leading authorities, art historians and scholars discussing his works and life
Landmarks of western art( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode also features the work of Van Gogh and Degas, and explores such masterpieces as The Sunflowers, La Grande Jette, and The Dancing Class
Samurai Japan : a journey back in time( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the great monuments, pagodas, and temples of Buddhist Japan. Considers the Samurai warriors and their code of Bushido which stresses honor, self-discipline, bravery, and simple living, as it examines the traditional society of Japan and its emphasis on balance, order, and calm. Features graphics, computer animation and location footage
Ancient China( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the creation legend of Panku to the demise of the Han Dynasty, this program traces Chinese history and explores the roots of Chinese culture today. Visit the Great Wall of China as scholars discuss why it remains even today a symbol of oppression, exemplified in the legend of the weeping woman; the Imperial Palace and how it exemplifies Chinese beliefs in harmony; and the Beijing Opera, whose works are an elaborate retelling of traditional folktales. The influences of Buddhism, ancestor worship, and Taoism in China are also discussed, along with stunning footage of the Buddhist caves and the terra-cotta army
Ancient China : a journey back in time( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using 3D graphics, this program highlights China's architectural achievements including The Great Wall of China, the terracotta army of the First Chinese Emperor, a Chinese village from seven thousand years ago and Beijing's Forbidden City
 
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