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How art made the world [videorecording] / a BBC/KCET Hollywood co-production ; series producer, Mark Hedgecoe
Alternate Title Subtitle on container: How humans made art and art made us human [videorecording]
[New York] : BBC Video : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, c2006
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  NX440 .S6511 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Art -- History
Art -- Philosophy
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Imagery (Psychology)
Art -- Psychological aspects
Imagery (Psychology) in art
Motion pictures -- Semiotics
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (290 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo ; dual layer single sided (DVD-9)
Language English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Performer/Participant Presented by Nigel Spivey
Credits Photography, Chris Hartley (1,2), David Baillie (2), Tim Cragg (3), Jim Ashcroft (3,5), Louis Caulfield (4); editors, Peter Norrey (1,3), Paul Carlin (2,5), Andrea Carnevali (4), Jane Greenwood (5), Andrew Quigley (5); music, Daniel Mulhern
Note Originally produced in 2005
Originally broadcast on PBS as a documentary over five consecutive Mondays from June 26 to July 24, 2006
Special features: Behind the scenes : Gobekli Tepe; Series interview (with presenter Nigel Spivey and producer Mark Hedgecoe)
Summary Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all
Contents Disc 1. More human than human / produced and directed by Nick Murphy ; The day pictures were born / directed by Robin Dashwood, Mark Hedgecoe ; The art of persuasion / produced and directed by Martin Wilson -- disc 2. Once upon a time / produced and directed by Francis Whately ; To death and back / produced and directed by Ben McPherson ; Special features
Alternate Author Spivey, Nigel Jonathan
Murphy, Nick
Dashwood, Robin
Hedgecoe, Mark
Wilson, Martin
Whately, Francis
McPherson, Ben
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
BBC Video (Firm)
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc
KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Warner Home Video (Firm)

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