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Title:
How art made the world how humans made art and art made us human
Author:
Spivey, Nigel Jonathan.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[New York] : BBC Video : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the U.S. by Warner Home Video, [2006]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (290 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Reveals how the first big artistic discoveries were made and how they have cascaded down the centuries to define the look of the present day. Encompassing everything from cave paints to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all.
General Note:
Originally produced in 2005.

Special features: Behind the scenes footage; Gobekli Tepe; Interview with presenter Dr. Nigel Spivey and producer, Mark Hedgecoe.
Language:
English
Contents:
More human than human -- Day pictures were born -- Art of persuasion -- Once upon a time -- To death and back.
ISBN:
9781419821042
UPC:
794051245724

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Encompassing everything from cave paintings to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, this film explores the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of the afterlife; and why we use imagery at all.