Fine Arts

Fine Arts (X) - WGBH Educational Foundation (X) - Art (X)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2001)

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Progam 1: The Metropolitan Museum Of Art (60 min.): Sister Wendy Beckett introduces the museum and looks at a fragmentary sculpture of an Egyptian queen, Islamic art and a page from the Koran, Watteau, porcelain figures from the Commedia dell'Arte, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, art from New Guinea, Balthus, Medieval Art and the Cloisters, Velazquez, Egyptian art, women as artists, Marie-Denise Vill

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02:00
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas; Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2001)

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Program 1: Kimble Art Museum (60 min.): Sister Wendy Beckett introduces the Kimbell Museum in Fort Worth and looks at several artists and works including Maillol, a terracotta head of a Nigerian king, Cezanne, Hindu scultpture, Piet Mondrian, a Japanese screen, Caravaggio, George de la Tour, Caspar David Friedrich, Standing Maitreya Bodhisattva from Thailand, sculpture from Pakistan, Ercole d

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Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas; Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Art Institute of Chicago; The Cleveland Museum of Art (2001)

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Program 1: Art Institute of Chicago (60 min.): Sister Wendy Beckett looks at American Gothic by Grant Wood, Chimu (pre-Incan) art from Peru, Joan Mitchell, Edward Hopper, Picasso, 18th century ceramic art, a West-African drum, Manfredi, pre-Columbian art from Central America, Manet, Marc Chagall, Renoir, Chinese sculpture, 12th century Korean pottery, George Innes, Puryear, Georges Seurat.

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The Art Institute of Chicago; The Cleveland Museum of Art