The Great Artists series from Kultur Films chronicles the lives, times, and works of the artists whose genius has captivated the art world for generations. Informative and entertaining, the series highlights important events in each artist's life, explores their stylistic trademarks, and provides detailed explanations of their techniques. Each DVD includes expert commentary and analyses from leading authorities, art historians, and scholars, along with new location footage and atmospheric
The programs in The English Masters series contain an
DVD. 50 minutes each.
Blake — As the ultimate example of the Romantic artist, William Blake made radical developments in art technique to communicate his vision. However, visual art was just one facet of his achievement. In his famous Illuminated Books, Blake combined painting, engraving, and poetry, some of which are now the most famous in the English language. However, Blake's visual art can be far more readily appreciated, and paintings such as The Ancient of Days remain a powerful testimony to the genius of this
Constable — He has been eternally associated with just one part of England: Suffolk. As a native of the area, he drew
Gainsborough — Possibly the
Turner — A Royal Academy exhibitioner at the age of 15, J.M.W. Turner, by the end of his life, was the
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