Sister Wendy - The Complete Collection

Sister Wendy - The Complete Collection

Director: David Kremer Cast: Sister Wendy Beckett, King's College Choir

DVD (Stereo)

Overview

On her entertaining television series, Sister Wendy Beckett travels to some of the most well-known museums in the world to instruct the viewer in many different facets of art and the art world. This four-disc set contains all of her specials to that point. The discs offer standard full-frame transfers that preserve the original broadcast aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The closed-captioned English soundtracks do a fine job of capturing the original sound quality of the series. This is a great box set for anyone with an interest in art.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/15/2002
UPC: 0794051169020
Rating: NR
Source: Bbc Warner
Region Code: 1
Sound: [stereo]
Time: 8:40:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Interactive art gallery - pause the program to zoom in on the paintings; Pop-up notes on artists and their work; Artists' biographies by Sister Wendy Beckett; Personal interview with Sister Wendy; 35 minutes of never-before-seen footage

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Disc 1
1. Opening Credits
2. The Dawn of Art
3. Ancient Egypt
4. Greece and Rome
5. The Book of Kells
6. The Middle Ages
1. Opening Credits
2. Giotto
3. Siena
4. Chapel of St. Martin
5. Bruges
6. Bosch & the Gothic Mind
1. Opening Credits
2. Early Florentine Art
3. Botticelli
4. Mantegna and Perspective
5. Leonardo da Vinci
6. Michelangelo & Raphael
1. Opening Credits
2. Venice c. 1500
3. Titan and Giorgione
4. The Flaying of Marsyas
5. Dürer
6. Church and State
1. Opening Credits
2. Caravaggio
3. The Boisterous Baroque
4. Artemisia Gentileschi
5. El Greco
6. Rubens
Side #2 -- Disc 2
1. Opening Credits
2. The Netherlands
3. Rembrandt
4. Velázquez
5. Poussin
6. Claude Lorraine
1. Opening Credits
2. Britain
3. Rococo
4. Neoclassicism
5. Nature & Industry
6. Goya
1. Opening Credits
2. As He Saw It
3. Monet & Renoir
4. Women in Art
5. Seurat & Gaughin
6. Van Gogh
1. Opening Credits
2. Cézanne
3. Picasso
4. Matisse
5. Kandinsky
6. Surrealism
1. Opening Credits
2. Jackson Pollock
3. De Kooning & Rothko
4. Pop!
5. Minimalism
6. To Be Continued
Side #4 -- Disc 4
1. Opening Titles
2. The Light Shines Through
3. Crucifixus
4. Agony
5. O Vos Omnes
6. Betrayal
7. Judas Mercator
8. Mockery
9. Aestimatus Sum
10. Crucifixion
11. On the Cross
12. Salvator Mundi

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