Ivan the Terrible (1945) movie

IVAN THE TERRIBLE Written and Directed by S. EISENSHTEIN Photography – A. MOSKVIN, E. TISSE Music by Sergei PROKOFIEV Ivan the Terrible – Nikolai CHERKASOV Tsarina Anastasia – L. TSELIKOVSKAYA Efrosinya, the tsar’s aunt – Serafima BIRMAN Vladimir, Efrosinya’s son – P. KADOCHNIKOV The oprichniks: Malyuta Skuratov – M. ZHAROV Alexei Basmanov – A. BUCHMA…

Chapaev (1934) movie

CHAPAYEV Based upon documents of D.A. Furmanov and A.N. Furmanova Written and directed by the Vassiliev Brothers Co-director Yuri Muzykant Photography by A. Sigayev and A. Ksenofontov Sound Engineer – Bekker Music by Gavriil Popov Consultants: I.S. Kutyakov, D.M. Kovalyov and A.I. Furmanova Chapayev – Boris Babochkin Furmanov – Boris Blinov Anna – Varvara Myasnikova…

The True Story of 6 Remarkable Sisters

This video is supported by The Great Courses Plus. [DAVID] “I’m normal, my wife is normal, but my daughters are which more foolish than the other. Nancy writes lies about me, Diana’s the most hated woman in the country, Jessica’s missing off the face of the earth, and Unity is in the arms of… Hitler!”…

Mark Rothko and Adolph Gottlieb on Creating Abstract Art

We salute this honest, we might say cordial reaction towards our And we appreciate the gracious opportunity that is being offered us to present our views. Sincerely yours, Adolph Gottlieb and Marcus Rothko

My Universities (1939) movie

Now, as I recall the past, I have difficulty in believing that it was really like that… But the truth is beyond any commiseration! M. Gorky In memory of the great Russian writer Maxim Gorky MY UNIVERSITIES Part Three of the Trilogy Based on M. Gorky’s works Directed by M. DONSKOY Cinematography by P. YERMOLOV…

Father Sergius (1918) movie

History of Soviet cinema 1st Cycle – Silent Film Father Sergius The film, made in 1918, was based on the story by Tolstoy Adapted by A. Protazanov, the director. Main role: Ivan Mozzhukhin Several years have passed. Cinematography has made great strides. And still, Father Sergius remains a landmark in the history of Russian film…

How Abstract Expressionism Changed American Art

-In the mid to late 1940s in New York, there was a new artistic movement emerging that was uniquely American and it came to be known as abstract expressionism. A group of artists that included Jackson Pollack, Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Clyfford Still, along with Rothko and Gottlieb and they were experimenting…

Time Is But a Stubborn Illusion – Sneak Peek | Genius

What is time? A deceptively simple question, yet it is the key to understanding relativity. It is sort of the reason my hair is going gray. [laughter] When we describe motion, we do so as a function of time, 10 meters per second, 100 miles per hour. But the mathematical description of velocity is moot…

The naked lady that changed the rules of art

In the 1800s, most paintings looked like this. Muted colors, complex scenes, and lots of mythological stuff. But in 1865 something came along that was so different, it caused shock and horror and outrage. “ the body’s putrefying color recalls the horror of the morgue.” “a skeleton dressed in a tight-fitting tunic of plaster.” “takes…

Michelangelo Biography: Who Was This Guy, Really? | Art History Lesson

Even though the Mona Lisa may be the most famous artwork in the world, I would argue this bit of painting would be a close second. You’ve got to check this out. [THEME MUSIC] Support provided by the Glick Fund, a CICF fund focused on inspiring philanthropy. Additional support provided by the Christel DeHaan Family…