Tagged: art

Proteus – Ernst Haeckel

Selections from the the film Proteus, a documentary about the life, work, and philosophy of Ernst Haeckel, a 19th century naturalist and early evolutionist. The film tells of Haeckel’s character and influences while animating...

Off Book: Typography | PBS Arts

Type is everywhere. Every print publication, website, movie, advertisement and public message involves the creation or selection of a fitting typeface. Online, a rich and artistic typographical culture exists, where typefaces are created and...

Power of Art – Pablo Picasso

Born in Malaga, Spain, Picasso’s many styles and prolific work rate have marked him out as one of the most recognised artists of the twentieth century. Not limited to one medium he created sculptures,...

Power of Art – Van Gogh

Narrated by Simon Schama, this episode of the BBC documentary series Power of Art, is on the life Vincent Van Gogh, a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th century...

Masters of Photography: Diane Arbus

In 1967, when the Museum of Modern Art in New York City presented New Documents — a major exhibition of the personal visions of several photographers — the surprise of the show was the...