Sister Wendy's Grand Tour (1994)

Genres - Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Art History, Graphic & Applied Arts, Architecture & Design, Sculpture  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Betsy Boyd

Sister Wendy Beckett strives to broaden and instruct the popular appreciation of art by televising her ambitious travels. In the critically acclaimed BBC production Sister Wendy: Grand Tour, the erudite nun ventures out of her Carmelite monastery in Norfolk, England, to lead viewers on a whirlwind tour of Europe, visiting the more significant museums and pointing out some of the Western world's finest artistic treasures. From Madrid to St. Petersburg, Sister Wendy journeys at an economical pace. In Venice, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, and beyond, she examines masterpieces and discusses the artists who created them, focusing on a handful of works in each locale.



art, museum, art-appreciation, art-collection, Europe, tour-guide