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Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Arts Documentary hosted by Simon Schama, published by BBC in 2015 - English narration


Face of Britain by Simon Schama
Simon Schama explores the account of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind the most compelling images in British art and examining the ways portraiture is used to rob a statement.

The historian explores the account of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the greatest images in art. Throughout the series, he examines how the art kind has been used as a attestation of pleasure, to endorse reputation, to proffer vision into the artists themselves and to apprehension the faces of the British people.

1) The Angle Of Power
He begins by looking at the timeless power of portraiture, considering how people learn to presume from faces before they can plod or talk. This makes the likeness one of the most compelling forms of art. Schama looks at how a likeness commissioned to consecrate Winston Churchill's 80th birthday ended in misfortune for both artist and sitter, discovers how portraits can embody a clash for pilot and demonstrates the import of portraiture in fostering loyalty.

2) Faces of the People
Simon Schama explores the rogue twist of British portraiture, looking at the artists who have taken all aspects of homo sapiens as their motive, not just the significant and the saintly who pay to be flattered. In doing so, he examines the drudgery of artists such as William Hogarth, John Kay and Ford Madox Brown.

3) The Angle of Reputation
The historian investigates what portraits of the eminent of the dead and buried and pass out can savour about Britain's state honour. He explores the delicate word between reputation and reputation, the depictions of women like Collection Fisher and Emma Hart which put them in the plain eye, and the afflatus behind the array of the State Likeness Gallery.

4) The Look of Pleasure
The historian explores how portraiture has the power to immortalise pleasure, and is accessory in fulfilling the summon to keep loved ones intimate by fixing their faces in ease. He begins with Sir Kenelm Digby«s shot at to achieve his bride insidiously a overcome to lifetime through a series of portraits, before looking at the likeness miniatures from the Prince of Wales»s pleasure intrigue with Maria Fitzherbert. He reveals art made for pleasure not coins with Thomas Gainsborough«s likeness of his daughters, and Lewis Carroll»s attempts to terminate ease in his photographs of Alice Liddell.

5) The Angle in the
Simon explores the complex motivations behind self-portraits, looking at what they savour about the artists that produced them and the merciful requisite. He investigates self-portraiture in a 13th century manuscript, including how the first self-likeness was created after artist Gerlach Flicke was incarcerated. Plus, he looks at William Orpen«s paintings in the search for his own individuality during the First War, and visits Antony Gormley»s chisel Another Place; a collective self-likeness made up of hundreds of figures.


Technical Specs

* Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
* Video Bitrate: 3018 Kbps
* Video Angle Proportion: 1280 x 720
* Video Decidedness: 1.778 (16:9)
* Audio Codec: AAC LC
* Audio: English
* Audio Bitrate: 160 kb/s VBR 48 KHz
* Audio Channels: Stereo 2
* Run-Ease: 59mins
* Framerate: 25fps
* Host of Parts: 5
* Container Mp4
* Element Evaluate: 1.30 GB
* Beginning: HDTV
* Encoded by: Harry65

Set Notes
Merged English Subtitles


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