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Sister Wendy: The Complete Collection

Sister Wendy: The Complete Collection

In 1991, after 45 years of the cloistered life, Sister Wendy Beckett stepped out of the convent and into London's National Gallery. Traveling from museum to museum, filmed by the BBC, she shared her immense knowledge...more.
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Overview
In 1991, after 45 years of the cloistered life, Sister Wendy Beckett stepped out of the convent and into London's National Gallery. Traveling from museum to museum, filmed by the BBC, she shared her immense knowledge about painting and painters, her contemplative insights, and her unorthodox enthusiasm. Seen on PBS. "Bespectacled, bewimpled and with a decided lisp, the 67-year-old woman makes a highly unlikely but entirely likable television guide"-- New York Times. 4 programs, 8 3/4 hrs, 4 DVDs, CC.
Episodes

Sister Wendy's Story of Painting:

  • Age of Revolution
  • Baroque to Roman
  • Early Art
  • Modernism
  • Renaissance

Sister Wendy: The Grand Tour
Sister Wendy: Pains of Glass

DVD Extras

  • Includes: Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Sister Wendy's Grand Tour, Sister Wendy's Odyssey, and Sister Wendy's Pains of Glass
  • Interactive art gallery
  • Pop-up notes no the artists and their work
  • Artists' biographies by Sister Wendy Beckett
  • Personal interview with Sister Wendy
  • 35 minutes of never-before-seen footage

Details

Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 520 minutes
Format: Full screen
Number of discs: 4
Language: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Color or B&W: Color
CC: Yes
SDH: No
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio Format: Stereo 2.0
Rating: NR

Press

"The experiential test of whether this art is great or good, or minor or abysmal is the effect it has on your own sense of the world and of yourself. Great art changes you." -- Sister Wendy Beckett

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