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The Creation of Adam,. Michelangelo. c1508-1512. Fresco.
Masterworks Streaming Video
Take a look in Masterworks for short Art History videos on selected works of art.
The Art of Renaissance science: Galileo and perspective by Joseph W. Dauben discusses the genius of Galileo, the origin of perspective drawing and the interaction of art and science in the Renaissance. Computer graphics are used to explain Galileo's theories and experiments.
Call Number: DVD NX180.S3A78 1991
Publication Date: 1991
Landmarks of Western Art: a Journey of Art History Across the Ages. The Renaissance by This episode features the work of Leonard da Vinci, Raphael, Holbein and Michelangelo, and includes such masterpieces as The Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, and The Assumption.
Call Number: ND170 .L37 2006
Publication Date: 2006
The Life of Leonardo da Vinci by An in-depth look at the life of the greatest artist of the Renaissance, using over 100 actors and many of the actual locations where Da Vinci lived and worked.
Call Number: DVD ND623.L5 D38 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Michelangelo: Captured in Stone This documentary presents the life and work of the artist Michelangelo, retracing his embroilment in the upheavals of his time... He aspired constantly to achieve the seemingly impossible, and this he did with unimaginable perseverance. With each work he opened up new worlds of artistic expression... Filmed entirely on location, this informative and entertaining program features close ups of many of Michelangelo's greatest works.
Call Number: DVD N6923.B9 M53 2011
Publication Date: 2000
Understanding Art: Baroque & Rococo by Waldemar Januszczak hosts these fascinating looks at two influential periods in art history. In Baroque, he traces this style from its inception in Rome to its later use in some of England's most famous buildings. In Rococo, he reexamines the critical reaction to the so-called frivolity of this pivotal era.
Call Number: DVD N6415.B3 U53 2014
Publication Date: 2014