Monday, November 5, 2007

The Power of Art - Simon Schama

You can watch eight video excerpts from the mesmerizing PBS series on The Power of Art by Simon Schama, courtesy of the BBC, either on the web site or in your standalone player (Windows Media Player or RealPlayer). The segments range from 2 – 5 ½ minutes in length on Michelangelo Merisi di Caravaggio, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, Jacques-Louis David, Joseph Mallord William Turner, Vincent Willem Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, and Mark Rothko (born Marcus Rothkowitz):

A 10-minute You-Tube video excerpt of the program on Rothko also can be viewed:

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