New DVD recordings

These recordings are currently on the DVD display in Howard Gardens library.

View of the painting 'Guernica' by Pablo Picasso in his studio, rue des Grands-Augustins, Paris, December 1937 (b/w photo)

View of the painting ‘Guernica’ by Pablo Picasso in his studio, rue des Grands-Augustins, Paris, December 1937 (b/w photo) – Maar, Dora (1907-1997)

Image courtesy of Bridgeman Education

Modern art : practices and debates – Programme 16 : Picasso’s ‘Guernica’

Painted in protest at the bombing of a town during the Spanish Civil War, what meaning can Picasso’s masterpiece have for today?

Modern art : practices and debates – Programme 22 : Flag

Exploring the meanings behind Jasper John’s famous image of the stars and stripes

Modern art : practices and debates – Programme 5 : Berthe Morisot – an interview with Kathleen Adler

Understanding the restrictions placed on women in 19th-century society gives an insight into Berthe Morisot’s art

Peter Greenaway

A profile of controversial artist and film-maker Peter Greenaway

Divine designs : New money

Paul Binski presents the series examining some of Britain’s most fascinating works of religious art and artefacts. He visits Stanmore in North London and Great Witley, Worcestershire, to view two of the most extravagant Baroque churches in the country.

The Turner Prize 1997

Coverage of the arts awards ceremony at the Tate Gallery London presented by Matthew Collings. Shortlisted artists are Christine Borland, Angela Bulloch, Cornelia Parker and video artist Gillian Wearing.The Turner Prize Discussion: Is Painting Dead? Chaired by Waldemar Januszczak and Karen Wright with contributions from Ruger Scruton, Norman Rosenthal and Tracey Emin who debate whether painting is dead. Writing about art. Four short daily programmes with winning entries from a competition in which entrants were asked to write about any piece of work shortlisted for the Turner Prize.

Shoot out in Swansea : the making of Twin Town

Documentary exploring the process of making ‘Twin Town’, Kevin Allen’s dark comedy thriller set in Swansea

 

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