Art & Architecture


New! Black Art: In The Absence Of Light 87 min.

At the heart of this feature documentary is the groundbreaking “Two Centuries of Black American Art” exhibition curated by the late African American artist and scholar David Driskell in 1976. Held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, this pioneering exhibit featured more than 200 works of art by 63 artists and cemented the essential contributions of Black artists in America in the 19th and 20t...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Romano Cagnoni: War Photographer 53 min.

Romano Cagnoni was an international, award-winning photographer, known as one of the foremost photographers of the 20th century. His photographs have been featured on the cover and front page of nearly every significant news magazine and paper in Europe and the United States. He is most known for his documentary work of the wars and conflicts around the globe and this is his last interview.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

New! Saving Notre Dame 54 min.

When the Notre Dame cathedral caught fire in April 2019, Paris came very close to losing over 800 years of history. As engineers rebuild, researchers use cutting-edge technology to piece together what happened and restore the cathedral.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

New! American Masters: Keith Haring - Street Art Boy 53 min.

International art sensation Keith Haring blazed a trail through the legendary art scene of 1980s New York and revolutionized the worlds of pop culture and fine art.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

New! Portraits and Dreams 53 min.

Portraits and Dreams revisits the photographs created by Kentucky school children in the 1970s.The film is about the students, their work as visionary photographers, the lives they have made since then and the passage of time.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Sicily: Treasures of Baroque Art 52 min.

The city of Noto is famous for its Sicilian Baroque architecture, which was in fashion during its reconstruction after the earthquake in 1693. The Duomo, as well as a great number of Baroque palaces, churches and convents are all constructed in this style. In Ragusa, there are three Baroque churches: San Vincenzo Ferreri, San Giacomo (with a façade dated 1903 and eleven altars) and the Convento de...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Treasures of Baroque Art 364 min.

The series features the most beautiful cathedrals, churches, and palaces all in the Baroque style, found mainly in the countries that were under the domination of the Austrian Habsburg Empire in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century (Season 10) 180 min.

The landmark tenth season of the Peabody Award-winning Art in the Twenty-First Century television series—the longest-running television series on contemporary art—features twelve artists and one collective, charting artmaking in London, Beijing, and regions around the United States-Mexico border.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

Beijing: Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century (Season 10) 56 min.

Amid Beijing’s dizzying economic, urban and cultural transformation, four artists respond to the region's relentless evolution with urgency and ambition, all the while contending with many centuries of Chinese cultural traditions. Featuring artists Guan Xiao, Liu Xiaodong, Song Dong, Xu Bing, and Yin Xiuzhen.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

Borderlands: Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century (Season 10) 56 min.

Set in the region between the United States and Mexico---long a site of political conflict, social struggle and intense creative fermen---four artists respond to one of the most divisive moments in the history of this area. Featuring artists Tanya Aguiñiga, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Richard Misrach and Postcommodity.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020