National Gallery of Art Episodes

2005, TV Show

Episode Detail: The Measure of All Things - National Gallery of Art

An examination of Greek art, culture and architecture during the advent of democracy in the 5th century B.C. Narrated by Christopher Plummer.

Episodes: National Gallery of Art (42)

9/23/2009: James McNeill Whistler: The Lyrics of Art
6/5/2008: John Russell Pope: Architect of the National Gallery
1/27/2007: Édouard Vuillard
12/27/2006: Art of Romare Bearden
10/17/2006: Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre
7/18/2006: Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris
4/22/2006: Daimyo
4/22/2006: The Landscapes of Frederic Edwin Church
4/8/2006: Introduction to Sculpture
3/10/2006: Henry Moore: A Life in Sculpture
1/12/2006: Thomas 'Yellowstone' Moran
8/17/2005: The Measure of All Things
8/10/2005: Masters of Illusion
6/22/2005: Vermeer: Master of Light
6/15/2005: Ginevra's Story
6/8/2005: Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya
6/1/2005: Seeing Color: Object, Light, Observer
5/18/2005: Paul Gauguin: The Savage Dream
5/11/2005: Olmec Art of Ancient Mexico
4/20/2005: Roy Lichtenstein: The Art of the Graphic Image
3/7/2005: Awareness Series: American Art
Femme Woman: A Tapestry by Joan Miró
Important Information Inside: John F. Peto and the Idea of Still-Life Painting
James McNeill Whistler: His Etchings
The Christmas Story in Art
Leonardo: To Know How to See
The National Gallery Builds
An American Impressionist: William Merritt Chase at Shinnecock
Adventures in Art
Of Time, Tombs and Treasure: Tutankhamen
Picasso: The Saltimbanques
American Vision
David Smith, American Sculptor, 1906-1965
John James Audubon: Birds of America
Mobile by Alexander Calder
Leonardo: To Know How to See
Raphael and the American Collector
Winslow Homer: The Nature of the Artist
American Light: The Luminist Movement, 1850-1875
The Quiet Collector: Andrew W. Mellon Remembered
Raphael and the American Collector
The Eye of Thomas Jefferson

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Premiered: February 05, 2005
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Premise: A series exploring the Washington, D.C., museum. Included: profiles of artists and collectors; features on noted exhibitions; studies of significant periods and movements.

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