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Hokusai – Private life of a Masterpiece – The Great Wave

Hokusai - Private life of a Masterpiece - The Great Wave. Katsushika Hokusai (October 31, 1760 - May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period.

How Art Made The World – More Human Than Human

How Art Made The World - More Human Than Human. Pictures of the human body fill our TV screens, magazines, billboards, almost our every waking moment. Through the ages artists have been

This is Civilization: Abstract Art

This is Civilization: Uncertainty. Art critic Matthew Collings takes a look at modern art and culture starting with artists like Paul Klee, Pete Mondrian and Pablo Picasso up through today's emerging contemporary

Eadweard Muybridge: Photographs of Motion

Eadweard Muybridge: Photographs of Motion. Eadweard James Muybridge (9 April 1830 – 8 May 1904) was a British photographer who spent much of his working life in California, and traveling in other

Drew Brophy: Paint Shop Episodes 1-6

Paint Shop Episode 1 Cruiser's, Skulls, and Chains. Drew shows how he creates designs for beach cruisers by painting 8′ paintings! Then, he spray paints a surfboard for legendary surfer Gerry Lopez.

Matthew Collings: Impressionism: Revenge of the Nice

Matthew Collings will reappraise the Impressionists. The four stars are Courbet, Manet, Monet and Cezanne. In two hours their stories and their art will intertwine. Matt will unpack the principles of Impressionism

Amazing Street Artist: painter

Amazing Street Artist: painter. Amazing street artist. Paints on galss with oil paints. There wasnt any other info about who he is, or where it was shot, but its quite amazing that

Lightning in a bottle 2012

Lightning in a bottle 2012. Lightning in a Bottle is a celebration of Art, Music, Performance, Sustainability and Life. It takes place annually on May 24th-28th at the Oak Canyon Ranch in

Burning Man Tips & Tricks (10 parts)

Burning Man Tips & Tricks (10 parts). Every year thousands of people descend onto Black Rock to build a city in the desert from scratch. And for many of the artists and

Michelangelo: A short documentary

Michelangelo: A short documentary. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer who exerted

The Art of Francis Bacon

The Art of Francis Bacon. A six series of videos on 'The Art of Francis Bacon'. Biography ~ Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992), was an Irish-born British figurative


Burning Man 2011 ART THEME: RITES OF PASSAGE. Burningman 2011 is a wrap. The story is told of how the first settlers of our city arrived in the Black Rock Desert. Drawing

VanGogh paintings tilt-shifted

VanGogh paintings tilt-shifted. After seeing how tilt-shift photography could make real world scenes appear like miniature models, Serena Malyon, a third-year art student, decided to simulate the effect on Van Gogh's famous

The Medici: Makers of Modern Art

The Medici: Makers of Modern Art. Documentary in which Andrew Graham-Dixon reveals how the Medici family transformed Florence through sculpture, painting and architecture and created a world where masterpieces fetch millions today.