Art Documentary

ARTmind - The Healing Power of Sacred Art (2004)  Video

Posted by groovelegacy at Nov. 6, 2010
ARTmind - The Healing Power of Sacred Art (2004)

ARTmind - The Healing Power of Sacred Art (2004)
DVD-Rip | AVI | DivX @ 1.2 Mbit/s | 640x352 | MP3 Stereo @ 128 Kbit/s 44 KHz | 60 min | 520 MB
Language: English | Subtitle: None | Label: Sacred Mysteries Productions | Original Release Date: June 29, 2004
Genre: Self-Help Movies, Education, Art, Documentary, Spirituality & Philosophy

In this innovative release, teacher and internationally exhibited artist Alex Grey considers the healing and transformative potential of sacred art. Grey looks back on the artists, traditions, and experiences that have shaped his career, and examines the metaphysical, mental, health, and emotional benefits that can be had from looking at sacred art created in places around the world.

BBC - Queer as Art (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 3, 2017
BBC - Queer as Art (2017)

BBC - Queer as Art (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2556 Kbps | 58 min 57 s | 1.10 GiB
Audio: English AAC 124 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Celebrates the LGBTQ contribution to the arts in Britain in the 50 years since decriminalisation. This film is part of the Gay Britannia season of BBC programming to mark the 50th anniversary celebrations. The film features interviews with leading figures from right across the arts in Britain, including Stephen Fry, David Hockney, Sir Antony Sher, Alan Cumming, Sandi Toksvig, Jeanette Winterson, Will Young and Alan Hollinghurst, and it explores the distinctive perspectives and voices that LGBT artists have brought to British cultural life.

BBC - Secret Knowledge: The Art of the Vikings (2013)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 1, 2017
BBC - Secret Knowledge: The Art of the Vikings (2013)

BBC - Secret Knowledge: The Art of the Vikings (2013)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2272 Kbps | 29 min 1 s | 538 MiB
Audio: English AAC 317 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Through interpretations of some Swedish archaeological treasures now on display in Edinburgh, Dr Janina Ramirez looks at Viking culture and its lasting influence on Britain.

BBC - The Life and Art of Edward Burra (2011) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 29, 2017
BBC - The Life and Art of Edward Burra (2011) [Repost]

BBC - The Life and Art of Edward Burra (2011)
HDTV | 1920 x 1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 3681 Kbps | 59 min 25 s | 1.58 GB
Audio: English AAC 126 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts

Edward Burra (1905-76) was one of the most elusive British artists of the 20th century. Long underrated, his reputation has been suddenly rehabilitated, with the first major retrospective of his work for 25 years taking place in 2011 and record-breaking prices being paid for his work at auction. In this film, the first serious documentary about Edward Burra made for television, leading art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon tells the remarkable story of his life. Crippled by a rare form of arthritis from an early age, Burra placed art at the centre of his life from his teenage years onwards.

BBC Imagine - The Art that Hitler Hated (2014) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 19, 2017
BBC Imagine - The Art that Hitler Hated (2014) [Repost]

BBC Imagine - The Art that Hitler Hated (2014) [Repost]
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3222 Kbps | 2x~75mn | 3.13 GB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts

imagine… tells how the end of the war was only the beginning of another battle. In the art world in Germany, it was business as usual. Many people in museums, galleries and auction houses in Germany remained in their positions when the war was over. So people involved in looting art might now be in charge of deciding whether to return it. For families, often living in exile, it was an uphill struggle. For them the discovery of the Gurlitt hoard has raised new hopes - and repeated some old disappointments.

BBC - The Hidden Art of Islam (2012)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 14, 2017
BBC - The Hidden Art of Islam (2012)

BBC - The Hidden Art of Islam (2012)
PDTV | 720 x 400 | .AVI/XviD @ 1531 Kbps | 58 min 49 s | 703 MB
Audio: English AC-3 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, Arts

At the British Museum, a collection of artefacts from the Muslim world is on show which tells the history of a journey to Mecca always forbidden to non-Muslims. It features a succession of examples of the rich visual language of Islamic culture past and present, artwork created to reflect the powerful experience for any Muslim making the Hajj pilgrimage to Islam's most sacred city and its most sacred building, the Ka'aba.

Lascaux - The Prehistory of Art (1995)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 13, 2017
Lascaux - The Prehistory of Art (1995)

Lascaux - The Prehistory of Art (1995)
DVDRip | 624 x 464 | .AVI/DivX @ 1641 Kbps | 59 min 59 s | 1.10 GB
Audio: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, Arts, History

Lascaux is the most beautiful and the most lavish of all the adorned prehistoric caves . But is there really such a thing as prehistoric "art" ? Who were the painters of Lascaux ? How to explain the striking stylistic unity of certain clusters, or the contradictions between similar figures that may be painted in different periods?

BBC - The Art of Japanese Life (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 27, 2017
BBC - The Art of Japanese Life (2017)

BBC - The Art of Japanese Life (2017)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 3483 Kbps | 3x~59min | 4.54 GiB
Audio: English AAC 126 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Dr James Fox looks at the art and culture of Japan.

BBC - The Art of Japanese Life: Nature (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 27, 2017
BBC - The Art of Japanese Life: Nature (2017)

BBC - The Art of Japanese Life: Nature (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1449 Kbps | 59mn 13s | 709 MiB
Audio: English AC3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Dr James Fox examines the art and culture of Japan. Dr James Fox journeys through Japan's mountainous forests, marvels at its zen gardens and admires centuries-old bonsai, to explore the connections between Japanese culture and the natural environment. Travelling around Japan's stunning island geography, he examines how the country's two great religions, Shinto and Buddhism, helped shape a creative response to nature often very different to the West. But he also considers modern Japan's changing relationship to the natural world and travels to Naoshima Art Island to see how contemporary artists are finding new ways to engage with nature.

ВВС - The Art of Russia (2009)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at June 23, 2017
ВВС - The Art of Russia (2009)

BBC - The Art of Russia (2009)
PDTV | 704 x 400 | .AVI/XviD @ 1557 Kbps | 3x~59mn | 2.18 GB
Audio: English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary, History, Arts

Series in which art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon tells the incredible story of Russian art - its mystery and magnificence - and until now a story untold on British television.