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Title Simon Schama's power of art : Bernini / BBC Education & Training.
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2007]
©2007

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Subject Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680.
Alt Name Schama, Simon.
Beaven, Clare.
BBC Education & Training.
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Ohio Library and Information Network.
OhioLINK Digital Media Center.
Add Title Bernini
Power of art : Bernini
Description polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Note Streaming video (52 min.)
Produced for BBC television in 2005.
System Details System requirements: Real Player media software.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Access Available to OhioLINK member libraries.
Cast Andrea Gherpelli, Meirko Ficca, Valerio Aprea, Marco Furiozzi.
Credits Written and presented by Simon Schama; produced and directed by Clare Beavan.
Summary "Althrough rendered in stone, the sculptures of Gian Lorenzo Bernini convey a sense of weightlessness perhaps unequalled in the history of Western art. This program illustrates Bernini's nearly miraculous ability to turn marble into a vessel of rapture, both spiritual and sexual. With The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa as his principal focus, presenter Simon Schama examines numerous works by the prodigious artist--David, Apollo and Daphne, The Rape of Proserpina, Bust of Cardinal Scipione Borghese, Bust of Constanza Bonarelli, and more. Schama also addresses the failure of Bernini's bell tower at St. Peter's Basilica and recounts the fierce rivalries and amourous misadventures that shaped the sculptor's life and career" --DVD container.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Columbus, OH : OhioLINK, 2008. Digitized and made available by OhioLINK Digital Media Center from video dist. by Films for the Humanities & Sciences.
Publisher # FFH 37025 Films for the Humanities and Sciences
OCLC # 232608450
Link Digital video collection FFH 37025 (OCoLC)52376650.
Additional Format Simon Schama's power of art : Bernini. (OCoLC)122930112.


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