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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 8 of 9, 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, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 8 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 54 mins
David shows how in New Zealand one artist was co-opted by the Maori who used his sills to record their culture and celebrate their ancestors. As the 19th Century came to an end, the certainties of industrial and scientific advance were increasingly questioned; many artists (Gauguin and Picasso amongst them) turned...
directed by Ian Leese, fl. 1993; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Ian Leese, fl. 1993, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 8 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 54 mins
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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 9 of 9, The Vital Spark
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 9 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 53 mins
Simon’s last programme explores the fate of art in the machine and profit-driven world. It looks at the rise of art as a tradeable commodity and turns on one central question: should art create a realm separate from the modern world, a place where we can escape and pull the ladder up after us? Or should it plung...
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 9 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 6, Paradise on Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, and refuges - the elusive paradise on earth.
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 7, Color and Light
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directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore the story of light and color in art - both in the search for greater realism and spiritual ecstasy. Journey from Gothic cathedrals and Indian courtly painting to modern art.
directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 9, What Is Art Good For?
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore the fate of art in the machine and profit-driven world: should art create a realm separate from the modern world, or should it plunge headlong into the chaos while transforming the way we see and live in it?
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Fiore: In Love With Clay
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directed by Richard Whymark, fl. 1997; produced by Richard Whymark, fl. 1997, API Productions (Austin, TX: API Productions, 2018), 1 hour 20 mins
Internationally-renowned artist Fiore De Henriquez flew in the face of 20th Century gender norms, blazing her own trail and shaping her own identity in the art world across Europe and the United States. But there was more to Fiore than sculpture. While battling with - and eventually accepting - her intersexuality,...
directed by Richard Whymark, fl. 1997; produced by Richard Whymark, fl. 1997, API Productions (Austin, TX: API Productions, 2018), 1 hour 20 mins
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Secret Cities, Series 2, Episode 1, Lisbon
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directed by Ben Harding, fl. 2007; presented by Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke, fl. 2009; produced by Ben Harding, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Secret Cities, Series 2, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 50 mins
In series two of Secret Cities, art historian Janina Ramirez and art critic Alastair Sooke take us on three entertaining and revealing cultural city breaks, hunting for off-the-beaten-track artistic treats, and finding new ways of enjoying some very famous sights. In this first episode, Janina Ramirez and Alastai...
directed by Ben Harding, fl. 2007; presented by Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke, fl. 2009; produced by Ben Harding, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Secret Cities, Series 2, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 50 mins
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Art of France, Episode 3, This is the Modern World
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directed by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of France, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 50 mins

Following on from the popular The Art of… strand, The Art of France reads the nation’s history and character in its sculptures, paintings and palaces. From the art of absolute power in the 18th century through to the modern philosophies bound up in impressionism, art and history are merged to enlightening effe...

directed by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of France, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 50 mins
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Inside the Middle East, 2017 Year in Review
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Inside the Middle East (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2017), 23 mins
This year in review looks at artists, musicians, and designers whose stories were covered in 2017.
produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Inside the Middle East (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2017), 23 mins
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Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 10, Artistic Revolutionaries
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 10 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2017), 23 mins
Artistic Revolutionaries - We discover three artistic pioneers, each with an intriguing double life that allowed them to break the mold and revolutionise the world of art. Known as the painter princess, Fahrelnissa Zeid was one of the first women artists to study in Turkey. Divided between high society and creativ...
produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 10 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2017), 23 mins
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