1,000 MEISTERWERKE – National Gallery in Berlin
A film by Reiner E. Moritz
Karl Friedrich Schinkel: Medieval City On the Banks of a River (1815)
Carl Spitzweg: The Poor Poet (1839)
Adolph von Menzel: The Flute Concert (1849–1852)
Otto Dix: Flanders (1934–1936)
Hannah Höch: Cut With the Kitchen Knife (1919–1920)
1,000 Masterpieces from the Great Museums of the World is one of the most successful TV series about art. The original, with improved image quality, takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of art. Comprehensively illustrated and compellingly presented—the well-known authors of five short art surveys provide a deeper insight into the masterpieces of painting.
Berlin’s National Gallery was founded in 1861 with art bequeathed by the Swedish consul and banker Joachim HW Wagener. Now spread over various locations, it is considered one of the most prestigious and diverse collections of 19th, 20th and 21st century art anywhere in the world. With masterpieces by Höch, Dix, Spitzweg, von Menzel and Schinkel, this DVD presents five of Berlin’s most popular artistic treasures.
Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu languages: German, English, French
Audio languages: German, English, (French)
Running time: 5 x 10 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)