EXHIBITION ON SCREEN - VERMEER AND MUSIC: The Art of Love and Leisure (Art Documentary)

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Vermeer and Music - The Art of Love and Leisure(Art Documentary)
Grabsky, Phil - Television Director

Catalogue Number: SEV181
UPC: 5060115340397

Johannes Vermeer is a fascinating painter whose life and works are explored here in amazing detail. Filmed in London's National Gallery, New York's Met and other galleries in the United States and Netherlands, this stunning film delves into a breath-taking collection of Vermeer's finest pieces and delivers a detailed biography of the artist, his life and times. An exposition of period musical pursuits is blended with the art of Vermeer and his contemporaries. Live music from the Academy of Ancient Music serves as a beautiful soundtrack to the wonderful sight of Vermeer's paintings.

Tim Marlow, world-renowned art historian and broadcaster, guides us through the artwork and delivers a first-rate biography of Vermeer. He invites comments from leading fine art authorities and from Tracy Chevalier, whose best-selling novel, inspired by Vermeer, was made into the block buster movie, Girl with a Pearl Earring.

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