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Sister Wendy

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BBC Premiered Jan 01, 1992 Unknown

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  • Season 1
    • Wilton House
      Wilton House
      Episode 20
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      Built on the site of a 9th-century nunnery, the Wilton House (now the home of the Earl of Pembroke) is the next stop on Sister Wendy's English art tour. Here she examines some of the beautiful works that adorn its walls, including paintings by Anthony van Dyck, Jusepe de Ribera and Cesare da Sesto.moreless
    • Oxford
      Oxford
      Episode 19
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      Proving that romantic love isn't just for the young, Sister Wendy finds moving portrayals of love among the elderly in her visit to the university city's Ashmolean Museum. Here she provides insight into Fra Filippo Lippi's Joachim and Anna and Piero di Cosimo's Forrest Fire, among other works.
    • Liverpool
      Liverpool
      Episode 18
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      Sister Wendy begins her search for Britain's hidden art gems in Liverpool, where themes of lust and love emerge as she examines works by the French Baroque painter Nicolas Poussin and the English artists Stanley Spencer and David Hockney.
    • Edinburgh
      Edinburgh
      Episode 17
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      Sister Wendy heads north for the final stop on her British art tour, visiting the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh. Here, she provides an enthusiastic analysis of works by Spanish mannerist painter El Greco, Flemish Renaissance painter Gerard David and Scottish Rococo painter Allan Ramsay.
    • Cambridge
      Cambridge
      Episode 16
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      The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge is the next stop on Sister Wendy's tour of six of Britain's finest art collections. Exploring the theme of the abuse of love's power in the works of Titian, Palma Vecchio and Paul Cézanne, the once-cloistered nun proves that art can teach us much about life.moreless
    • Birmingham
      Birmingham
      Episode 15
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      Sister Wendy's British art odyssey continues with a stop at the Barber Institute in Birmingham, where she uses the paintings of Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun, Domenico Beccafumi and Jan Mabuse to launch a discussion of the differences between male and female artists.
    • Venice
      Venice
      Episode 14
      5/16/94
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      Coming full circle Sister Wendy finishes her European tour by returning to Italy, this time visiting the watery city of Venice, where she hones in on the work of Italian Renaissance painters Giorgione (whose Tempest she dissects), Vittore Carpaccio (turning her eye on St. George) and Titian.
    • St. Petersburg
      St. Petersburg
      Episode 13
      5/23/94
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      Rembrandt, Correggio, and Kandinsky are the stars of this episode.
    • Rome
      Rome
      Episode 12
      3/21/94
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      When in Rome . . . Sister Wendy sees some of Bernini, a little Caravaggio, and Michelangelo's Pieta.
    • Paris
      Paris
      Episode 11
      5/9/94
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      Sister Wendy provides fresh insight into pieces by Cézanne, Matisse, and Watteau.
    • Madrid
      Madrid
      Episode 10
      4/25/94
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      Sister Wendy turns her focus to Velàzquez and Goya.
    • Florence
      Florence
      Episode 9
      3/7/94
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      Sister Wendy views works by Botticelli, Allori, and Fra Angelico.
    • Berlin
      Berlin
      Episode 8
      4/18/94
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      Works by Baldung, Burgkmair, and Altdorfer are the topics of conversation.
    • Antwerp
      Antwerp
      Episode 7
      4/11/94
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      Sister Wendy looks at some pieces by Bruegel, Rubens, and Jordaens.
    • Amsterdam
      Amsterdam
      Episode 6
      4/4/94
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      In Amsterdam, ter Borch, Rembrandt, and van Gogh are on Sister Wendy's agenda.
    • Vienna
      Vienna
      Episode 5
      3/14/94
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      In Vienna, Sister Wendy provides commentary on pieces by Rubens, Mantegna, and Veronese.
    • Sister Wendy's Pains of Glass
      Providing a window into the story of Christ, the monumental stained-glass panes at Kings College chapel in Cambridge, England, are the objects of Sister Wendy's attention here. With the dean of King's College at her side, Sister Wendy reveals the difficulties of producing these lead-and-glass masterpieces.
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