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Spike, John T.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press 2010

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.5 SPI

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

Graham-Dixon, Andrew.

Summary: A British art critic and historian describes the painter's artistic achievements and volatile life during the Counter-Reformation in Italy which included public brawls, murder, sexual escapades, and imprisonment in Malta.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARAVAGGIO MICHELANGELO GRA

Summary: Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIM

Enrigue, Alvaro

Summary: A 1599 Roman tennis match between the Italian painter Caravaggio and the Spanish poet Quevedo represents the way the world changed in their times, in a novel that goes from the execution of Anne Boleyn to Mexico after the conquest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ENR

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