Sculpture, topiary, paintings, tattoos.by road-traveled | created - 12 Sep 2014 | updated - 19 Nov 2017 | Public
1)Art, museums, costumes, cave drawings, architecture. Sculptures of the Louvre, 2006. Each piece is put into it's historical context. Fascinating. View on Amazon. 2)Tree Safari: A Sculptural Journey. 2008, Todd Jarrell. View on Amazon.
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1. A Golden Prison: The Louvre (1964 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary
Before this film no one else, including the French was ever permitted to film the Louvre. The priceless treasures and incomparable art can be shared through the eyes of award-winning ... See full summary »
2. Wild Wheels (1992)
64 min | Documentary
A documentary spotlighting "car-art" in America.
Not Rated | 56 min | Biography
From PBS - Best known for the groundbreaking portrait of his mother, James McNeill Whistler was the original art star. But beneath the high gloss, the struggle of this genius to find his ... See full summary »
DVD includes video: Heart, Eye & Hand: The Process of Etching.
4. Waste Land (2010)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.
Votes: 8,056 | Gross: $0.19M
Rio de Janeiro and creating art. Vik Muniz collaborating with catadores to recycle and create beauty out of trash.
5. Animals and More Animals (1996)
Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary
Philibert films Zoology Gallery of the National Museum of Natural History (today known as the Great Gallery of Evolution) for a period of reforms which lasted from 1991 until 1994. The ... See full summary »
Director: Nicolas Philibert
Natural History Museum, Paris.
6. Louvre City (1990)
TV-PG | 84 min | Documentary
A voyage into the museum's reserves, and part of the extra work involved to mount the expositions after the renovation of the Louvre in the 1980s, when the glass pyramid was added to the ... See full summary »
Director: Nicolas Philibert
The people behind the scenes, taking care of the Louvre.
7. The Rape of Europa (2006)
Unrated | 117 min | Documentary, History, War
The story of Nazi Germany's plundering of Europe's great works of art during World War II and Allied efforts to minimize the damage.
8. The Story of the Costume Drama (2008– )
60 min | Documentary
This documentary series looks at the enduring appeal of the British costume drama genre, and features clips and interviews with both the stars and those who worked behind the camera.
9. The Art of the Steal (2009)
Unrated | 101 min | Documentary
Documentary that follows the struggle for control of Dr. Albert C. Barnes' 25 billion dollar collection of modern and post-impressionist art.
Votes: 2,166 | Gross: $0.54M
Modern And Post Impressionist art collection.
Not Rated | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Life and work of the founder of the Cinémathèque Française.
Langlois museum - an art work filled with movie art. Very creative museum, created out of unique space.
11. My Architect (2003)
116 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Nathaniel Kahn searches to understand his father, noted architect Louis Kahn, who died bankrupt and alone in 1974.
Votes: 2,971 | Gross: $2.75M
13. Eternal Gaze (2003)
15 min | Animation, Short
An exceptionally moving portrayal of the work of sculptor Alberto Giacometti, whose work with wire and clay figures in his Paris studio is shown at two different points in his life: once ... See full summary »
Director: Sam Chen
Lost Worlds (2005–2007)
Lost City of Aphrodite
TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary, History
Widely recognised as one of the greatest and best preserved sites in the Classical World, Aphrodisias is a magnificent city of marble dedicated to the goddess of beauty, love and sex - Aphrodite.
15. The Power of the Past with Bill Moyers: Florence (1990 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
Florentine Renaissance. Donatello, Ghiberti, Michaelangelo, Brunelleschi, Massaccio, Masolino. Author Umberto Eco, film director Franco Zeffirelli, historian Frederico Zeri.
16. A Man Named Pearl (2006)
G | 78 min | Documentary
A Man Named Pearl tells the inspiring story of self-taught topiary artist Pearl Fryar. It offers a message that speaks to respect for both self and others, and shows what one person can ... See full summary »
Votes: 293 | Gross: $0.20M
Collecting discarded nursery plants, and turning them into art.
17. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)
G | 90 min | Documentary, History
Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.
Votes: 14,193 | Gross: $5.23M
Art in a cave in France.
Building Big with David Macaulay (2000– )
Star: David Macaulay
Domes of the world. Starting with the AstroDome in Houston, then going back to the Pantheon dome, and on up through history.
19. Rothko's Rooms (2000 TV Movie)
Mark Rothko (1903-1970). American artist. Wall -scale abstract paintings. Son and daughter contribute their perspective.
20. Russian Ark (2002)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years.
Votes: 17,572 | Gross: $0.04M
21. Reverón (1952)
23 min | Documentary, Short
Impressionistic Venezuelan painter Reveron.
22. Araya (1959)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
"Araya" is an old natural salt mine located in a peninsula in northeastern Venezuela which was still, by 1959, being exploited manually five hundred years after its discovery by the Spanish... See full summary »
23. Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, they have ... See full summary »
Votes: 900 | Gross: $0.15M
Ray and her husband Charles Eames and their 40 year artistic collaboration. Eames furniture, architecture, exhibitions, and films.
26. Kagero-za (1981)
Not Rated | 139 min | Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
A 1920s playwright meets a beautiful woman who may be the ghost of his patron's deceased wife.
Japan, 1926. Seijun Suzuki art. Trains, hospital, stairs.
27. Chief (2008)
20 min | Short
Semu Fatutoa drives a taxi in Honolulu, Hawaii, slowly forgetting his old life as a tribal Chief in Samoa. Little does he know, his old life is looking for him.
Samoan chief tattoo ceremony. By traditional artist. The DVD has a 5 minute documentary on filming the ceremony. Tattoos placed from the waist to the knee.
Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Bones of the Buddha
TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, History, Mystery
in India in 1898, a British foreman called Willie Peppe supposedly found a jar that contained the remains of Gautama Buddha himself. Historian Charles Allen investigates this claim.
Jewels found 20' down. This episode tries to discover the connection to Buddha.
30. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
Votes: 59,342 | Gross: $3.29M
32. Between the Folds (2008)
G | 56 min | Documentary
Depicts a cast of fine artists and eccentric scientists (from MIT and NASA) who have devoted their lives to the unlikely medium of modern origami. Through their determination to reinterpret... See full summary »
33. Francofonia (2015)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, History
A history of the Louvre during the Nazi occupation and a meditation on the meaning and timelessness of art.
Votes: 2,349 | Gross: $0.30M
35. Together Again (1944)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A prim and proper widow who has succeeded him as mayor of a provincial Vermont town hires a worldly New York sculptor for her husband's statue.
37. The Affair (1967)
97 min | Drama, Romance
A woman, unhappily married to a cheating executive, starts meeting her dead mother's lover and gets thrown into a romantic dilemma after succumbing to a rough laborer.
39. The Neon Ceiling (1971 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
A housewife and her teenage daughter, fleeing their boring lives, stops in a diner in the California desert. She runs up against the diner's owner, a gruff, beer-drinking artist whose ... See full summary »
40. Rize (2005)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Music
Rize chronicles a dance movement that rises out of South Central Los Angeles with roots in clowning and street youth culture.
Votes: 3,051 | Gross: $3.28M
Clown and Krumping dance expression. Face artistry. Clothing expression. South Central Los Angeles, California.
41. Museum Hours (2012)
Not Rated | 107 min | Drama
When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Art Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads that sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways in which works of art reflect and shape the world.
Votes: 1,817 | Gross: $0.08M