Louise Govier con National Gallery's Visitor's Guide: 10 Self-guided Tours, with Foreign Subtitles (National Gallery London)
Create your perfect visit to the National Gallery! This durable, generously illustrated guide opens up one of the world's greatest art collections and one of Britain's most popular free visitor attractions. The DVD and the book offer different features and content. Both are great ways to plan a visit or keep as a souvenir of a day at the National Gallery. The National Gallery offers users the unique chance to stroll through the story of Western European art from 1250 to the beginning of the twentieth century. However, this is just one of many ways the National Gallery can be enjoyed, and these attractive and informative guides open up a whole realm of visitor experiences. As well as 10 popular themed tours, the architecture, history and structure of the National Gallery is presented concisely, and with varied layout which can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages. Each of the Guidebook tours consists of 4-5 paintings with brief information. The tours are: Family, Masterpieces, Animals, Impressionism and Beyond, Colour and Technique, Costume, Myths and Legends, The Life of Christ, Landscape, Frames. The DVD will present variants on these themes, using different examples, thus extending the experience into the home.
Louise Govier is the Adult Learning Manager at the National Gallery, London. She has written and presented many DVDs which open up the National Gallery collection to visitors of all ages and levels of interest, including impressionist Painting 1850-1900 (2006).