The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professors at the National Gallery of Art: Nancy J. Troy Nancy J. Troy (Victoria and Roger Sant Professor in Art at Stanford University and former Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor at the National Gallery of Art) discusses Piet Mondrian’s painting Tableau No. IV: Lozenge Composition with Red, Gray, Blue, Yellow, ... 1663 0 9 mins 1
The 68th A. W. Mellon Lectures: End as Beginning: Chinese Art and Dynastic Time, Part... Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, University of Chicago. In the six-part lecture series End as Beginning: Chinese Art and Dynastic Time, Wu Hung explores the narratives of Chinese art and their relationship to artistic ... 2185 0 60 mins 3
Black Dreams at Sea: The Sardine Fisherman’s Funeral and An Opera of the World Elizabeth Alexander, poet, essayist, playwright, scholar, and president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Manthia Diawara, writer, cultural theorist, film director, scholar, and professor of comparative literature and cinema studies and director emeritus of the Institute of African American ... 2494 1 42 mins 1
The 68th A. W. Mellon Lectures: End as Beginning: Chinese Art and Dynastic Time, Part... Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, University of Chicago. In the six-part lecture series End as Beginning: Chinese Art and Dynastic Time, Wu Hung explores the narratives of Chinese art and their relationship to artistic ... 1885 1 57 mins 3
Great America, Marshall-Russian (Русский) С 80-х годов XX века Керри Джеймс Маршалл использовал различные технологии и изобразительные средства, чтобы воспеть и рассказать о жизни чернокожих в Америке. «Великая Америка» — грандиозная повествовательная картина о непостижимой трагедии обращенных в рабство африканцев, переживших Средний путь. Зрителя ... 212 0 1 mins 1
Hope is: Wanting to Pull Clouds, Polke-Russian (Русский) На картине изображен молодой человек, который стоит на берегу моря, пытаясь повелевать облаками. Зигмар Польке взял этот образ из немецкой ксилографии XVI века, которая появилась в книге эпиграмм. Картина иллюстрирует цитату: «Надежда — это длинная веревка, которой многие тянут себя ... 148 0 2 mins 0
Mountains and Sea, Frankenthaler-Russian (Русский) «Горы и море» — прекрасный пример творчества Хелен Франкенталер, демонстрирующий созданную художницей технику размытых пятен: она разливала разведенные краски на незагрунтованный холст. Применяя этот метод, Франкенталер добивалась прозрачности цвета, который будто плавал в пространстве, а переплетения холста подчеркивали плоскостность изображения. ... 132 0 2 mins 0
Target, Johns -Russian (Русский) Художник Джаспер Джонс стал известен в 50-х годах XX века благодаря легко узнаваемой индивидуальной манере живописи абстрактных экспрессионистов. Характерным для него является изображение узнаваемых объектов в спокойной, кажущейся отстраненной и зачастую загадочной манере. Джонс почти всегда выбирает материалом для своего ... 122 0 1 mins 0
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Jonathan Franzen - Freedom US literary superstar Jonathan Franzen talks about his hugely acclaimed novel Freedom. An epic of contemporary love and marriage, Freedom charts the exploits of the Berglund family, capturing the temptations and burdens of liberty, the thrills of teenage lust, the ... 2446 3 50 mins 0
Marian Keyes - Rachel's Holiday World Book Club talks life, sex, drugs, if not rock ‘n’ roll to chart-topping Irish writer Marian Keyes about her best-selling novel Rachel’s Holiday. She answers BBC listeners' questions from around the world, and also reads several passages from her ... 637 0 49 mins 0
JD Salinger - The Catcher In The Rye Harriet Gilbert discusses JD Salinger's classic novel The Catcher in the Rye with a studio audience, including questions from BBC World Service listeners as far afield as Nepal and the Czech Republic. She's in New York's Algonquin Hotel, long-time hangout ... 2318 0 50 mins 0
Daniel Kehlmann This month World Book Club talks to bestselling German writer Daniel Kehlmann whose entertaining, and internationally acclaimed novel Measuring the World took the literary world by storm nine years ago.
In it he reimagines the lives of German mathematician Carl ...
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Albert Camus - The Outsider One hundred years after his birth this month’s World Book Club, will be discussing Albert Camus' seminal novel The Outsider with his acclaimed biographer Oliver Todd, and Professor of French at Sheffield University, David Walker. And appropriately the programme comes ... 1335 0 53 mins 0
Neil Gaiman Harriett Gilbert talks to the bestselling author Neil Gaiman, voted by listeners as the 'most wanted' guest for the programme.
Neil is a British writer, comic book author, a short-story writer, a science fiction and fantasy novelist, now living in ...
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