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Civilizations, Episode 8, The Cult of Progress
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directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Examine the rise and fall of “progress” as an ideology, and see how the “civilizing” project that arose from Enlightenment ideas was fraught with contradictions that troubled European artists in different ways.
directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 1, The Face of Power
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Julia Mair, fl. 1980, Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Julia Mair, fl. 1980, Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 2, Faces of the People
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 3, The Face of Fame
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Julia Mair, fl. 1980, Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Julia Mair, fl. 1980, Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 4, The Look of Love
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directed by Francis Hanly, fl. 1995-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Francis Hanly, fl. 1995-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5, The Face in the Mirror
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind some of the most powerful images in British art. In collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery in London, Schama examines the five ways in which this unique art-form has been used by both subject and artist - as a statemen...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Oxford Film and Television, in Face of Britain by Simon Schama, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Apples, Pears and Paint: How to Make a Still Life Painting
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directed by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005; produced by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
This richly detailed film journeys through the epic history of still life painting, featuring a range of delights from the earliest existing mural paintings discovered at Pompeii to the cubist masterpieces of Picasso. Awash with rich imagery of fruit and flowers as well as humble domestic objects, this lively take...
directed by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005; produced by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 3, Uffizi Gallery
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directed by David New, fl. 1985-2012, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins

The incredible stories behind the world's greatest treasures.

Why is a Vatican masterpiece covered in heretical graffiti? How does the Louvre protect the Mona Lisa? Why did Napoleon commission a painting full of lies? Museum Secrets travels to the world's most famous museums in search of weird, wonderful, amazing...

directed by David New, fl. 1985-2012, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 5, Smithsonian
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directed by David Langer, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins

The incredible stories behind the world's greatest treasures.

Why is a Vatican masterpiece covered in heretical graffiti? How does the Louvre protect the Mona Lisa? Why did Napoleon commission a painting full of lies? Museum Secrets travels to the world's most famous museums in search of weird, wonderful, amazing...

directed by David Langer, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6, Chateau Versailles
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directed by Lara J. Fitzgerald, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
The incredible stories behind the world's greatest treasures Why is a Vatican masterpiece covered in heretical graffiti? How does the Louvre protect the Mona Lisa? Why did Napoleon commission a painting full of lies? Museum Secrets travels to the world's most famous museums in search of weird, wonderful, amazing...
directed by Lara J. Fitzgerald, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 3, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 43 mins
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