Synopsis by Sally Barber
The eight-volume Museum Without Walls series sweeps across 4,000 years and three continents to document mankind's greatest artistic and architectural achievements. The program Goya showcases the remarkable masterpieces of the Spanish painter Francisco Jose de Goya Lucientes. State-of-the-art cinematography captures the quality of a variety of the artist's famed etchings, tapestries, portraits, and frescos, including the series of "black" frescoes painted on the walls of his home during his latter years. Other programs in this series include Giotto and the Pre-Renaissance, Germany -Dada, Le Corbusier, The Greek Temple, Picasso: War, Peace, Love, Crete and Mycenae, and The Cubist Epoch.