How Art Made the World

How Art Made the World

How Humans Made Art and Art Made Us Human

DVD - 2006
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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.
Publisher: [New York] : BBC Video : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the U.S. by Warner Home Video, [2006]
ISBN: 9781419821042
Branch Call Number: 709 How
Characteristics: 2 DVDs (290 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Lakemoon Jun 16, 2011

This is an excellent documentary! I wish I'd had Nigel Spivey as my Art History prof in College. He makes it some much more meaningful then memorizing images movements artist and dates.

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