Masterworks from the Collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Collection based multimedia program from The Metropolitan Museum or Art, New York, 257 works of art are presented in full color, with commentaries by the Museum's curators. These are accompanied by more than 500 supplemental and comparative pictures, maps, illustrations, video clips, musical selections, and pronunciations. An introduction narrated by Philipe de Montebello highlights sixteen works included in the program.
An excellent introduction both to the Museum and to the history of art, this disk is organized by culture and period and includes a time line, a map, and an index that make it possible to access the works in various ways.