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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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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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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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Art of Spain, Episode 3, The Mystical North
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directed by Phil Cairney, fl. 2005; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Phil Cairney, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 50 mins
We know that Italy and Northern Europe are renowned for their art, but what about Spain? In this absorbing and original series, Spanish art gains center stage as art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon goes on the road to reveal the fabulous art treasures of the country. Travelling from the south to the north he explore...
directed by Phil Cairney, fl. 2005; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by Phil Cairney, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 50 mins
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Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Episode 9, Modernism
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produced by Emma De'Ath, in Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Episode 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 29 mins
Sister Wendy visits the world's art galleries to tell the history of painting. Even the most familiar of paintings take on a vivid new lease of life when viewed through this art enthusiast's eyes. In this episode, she discusses Modernism and the Modernists.
produced by Emma De'Ath, in Sister Wendy's Story of Painting, Episode 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 29 mins
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Relative Values, Episode 1, The Colour of Money
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directed by Nick Rossiter, 1961-2004, in Relative Values, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 54 mins
Art is big business. Interviews with distinguished critics, collectors and artists reveals how art is perceived in the modern world, how it is valued and promoted, and why artists are more important than their work. This episode of Relative Values explores the way art is valued.
directed by Nick Rossiter, 1961-2004, in Relative Values, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 54 mins
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Picasso the Sculptor
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directed by Roland Penrose, 1900-1984; produced by Arts Council of Great Britain and British Film Institute (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1968), 26 mins
A record of the 1967 Tate Gallery exhibition of sculptures by Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso (1881-1973).
directed by Roland Penrose, 1900-1984; produced by Arts Council of Great Britain and British Film Institute (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1968), 26 mins
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