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Art of the Western World

Magnificent masterpieces of the Western world are presented in their cultural and historical settings. From the restrained classical tradition to energetic and spontaneous modern art, each artistic movement is interpreted through its major paintings, sculptures, and works of architecture. Comments from internationally known art experts and critics assist in understanding and appreciation of the works. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

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Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "Realms of Light" Part I: The Church's campaign to counter the Reformation relied on dramatic depictions of religious scenes, such as those of Caravaggio and Bernini. Part II: The royal courts in Spain and the wealthy burghers in the Netherlands commissioned major paintings by Velazquez and Rembrandt and shaped their content.. D
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Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Realms of Light" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Age of Reason, An Age of Passion" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Age of Reason, An Age of Passion" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Fresh View Impressionism and Post-Impressionism" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Fresh View Impressionism and Post-Impressionism" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Into The Twentieth Century" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Into The Twentieth Century" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 11:00 PM "In Our Own Time" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 11:00 AM "In Our Own Time" (LEARN/CREATE)
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