Bill Moyers: The Power of the Past - Florence (1990)

Genres - History, Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Architecture & Design, Philosophy  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this PBS program, journalist Bill Moyers introduces viewers to Florence, Italy. Special attention is paid to the city's museum collections, architectural structures, and Renaissance culture as Moyers talks with art historians, including author Umberto Eco, and filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli. Time is also spent admiring Michelangelo's stunning artwork and various frescoes on display. Each participant addresses how the early creative atmosphere in Florence still shapes many of the newest cultural trends that spread throughout the world.

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art-history, art, Italy, architecture, filmmaker, museum, painting, novel, philosophy, renaissance