Keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices.
An adult-education series that looks at various art forms, including film, drama, music, literature, painting and architecture.
A study of art throughout history, including the Renaissance, Baroque and Modern periods.
Determining the author's intent in a literary work.
Elements of literature are examined, including symbolism, atmosphere, tone, characteriztion and point of view.
Poetry is studied, including the lyric poem and works by Robert Frost.
The origins of literature are studied. Also examined: how literature shines a spotlight on society's values.
Studied: Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major. Also: an examination of modern music.
Among the topics: the Baroque period; opera; harmony; and consonance.
Topics: descriptive and interpretive criticisms.
Examined: film as an art form. Included is a study of techniques used by producer D.W. Griffith, and a comparison of early motion pictures with later productions.
Artistic form is defined. Also examined: the relationship between concrete images and abstract ideas; the four characteristics of a work of art.
Examining the use of lighting, editing and camera motion in film. Also studied: frame composition; sound; photography.
A comparison of motion pictures with stage dramas.
Topic: film criticism.
Drama is explored.
Classical tragedy is examined. Among the topics: tragicomedy, tragic rhythm and type character.
Studied: Elizabethan theater, dramatic irony, soliloquies, asides, epilogues.
Topics include the function of holes in sculpture, and the difference between size and scale in sculpture.
Among the topics: tone; rhythm; tempo; melody; and harmony.
The works of Bach are studied. Among the terms discussed: tempo, rondo, fugue, sonata and symphony.
Examining the works of artist Henri Rousseau.
Medieval-Renaissance and modern art are studied, including representatives of Cubism, Dadaism and Constructivism.
Sculpture is studied, including Egyptian and Roman works, and works from the Baroque and modern periods.
Examining types of sculpture, such as low relief, sunken relief and sculpture in the round.
Examining the sculpture of Rodin, including “The Gates of Hell” and “The Burghers of Calais.”
Studied: architecture from various periods and cultures. Among the topics: modern skyscraper construction; centered space; configurational center.
Definitions of earth-rooted and sky-oriented architecture.
Topic: the functional aspects of architecture. The works of Antonio Caudi are also studied.
How to stream the shows and sports you love
New year, new movies and shows
Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows - Start Now
Download the TV Guide app for iPhone, iPad and Android!