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Nude in Art, The

Synopsis
Hosted by art historian, broadcaster and writer Tim Marlow, THE NUDE IN ART explores the depiction and symbolic resonance of the naked body throughout history. The four part series takes an in-depth look at the ‘Classical’, ‘Renaissance’, ‘Enlightenment’, and ‘Modern’ era. Included in the series are: Venus de Milo; Venus of Willendorf; Botticelli’s Birth of Venus; Michelangelo’s David; Giotto’s The Last Judgement; Rembrandt’s The Anatomy Lesson; Ingre’s Turkish Bath; Rodin’s The Age of Bronze; Manet’s Olympia; Picasso’s Les Demoiselles D’Avignon and Bacon’s Triptych.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2010
Year of production
2003
Notes
Originally broadcast on Channel 5
Subjects
Art
Keywords
history of art; nudes in art

Credits

Director
Phil Grabsky
Contributor
Tim Marlow

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£30.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
100 minutes
Year
2015

Distributor

Name

Seventh Art Productions

Email
info@seventh-art.co.uk
Web
http://www.seventh-art.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01273 777678
Address
63 Ship Street
Brighton
BN1 1AE
Notes
Seventh Art specialises in producing television programmes and films on history and the arts, under the direction of award-winning documentary filmmaker Phil Grabsky. There are several series on aspects of the history of art, presented by Tim Marlow, as well as programmes on the life and work of Mozart and Beethoven and figures from ancient and more recent history such as Nero and Nelson. Sale on DVD.

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