Art of the Western World

Magnificent masterpieces of the Western world are presented in their cultural and historical settings. From the restrained classical tradition to energetic and spontaneous modern art, each artistic movement is interpreted through its major paintings, sculptures, and works of architecture. Comments from internationally known art experts and critics assist in understanding and appreciation of the works. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter. Produced by WNET/New York (major producer). 1989.

  • Series ID 248794
  • Status Ended
  • First Aired 1989-04-08
  • Network PBS
  • Runtime 60
  • Genres Documentary
  • Airs
  • Rating
  • IMDB tt0363314
  • Schedules Direct
  • Last Updated By lukekurtis
  • Last Updated 02/16/2019 12:43pm


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