El Greco is a master storyteller through the medium of art. The El Greco video displays the virtuosity of an incredibly experienced art leader undergoing his greatest work. This heart-warming documentary examines his work by looking through the lens of Spanish contemporary culture. Counter-Reformation Spain in the 1600's is rife with historical context and intrigue, and the career of El Greco fits right into the grim and honest truth of reality in the country.
At an hour length, the video offers a glimpse of the importance of the artist in Spanish culture, and why his name is still a mainstay hundreds of years later.