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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

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

Art Thieves Steal Picasso

Art Thieves Steal Picasso. In just seven minutes flat, thieves made off with three treasured artworks from Athens's National Gallery during the early hours of Monday morning. The works, by Pablo Picasso,

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

Philippe de Montebello – Metropolitan Museum

An Acquiring Mind: Philippe de Montebello and The Metropolitan Museum. The extraordinary legacy of Philippe de Montebello, who served for 31 years as Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. During his

Great Museums: In Our Time: The Museum of Modern Art

Great Museums: In Our Time: The Museum of Modern Art. What do the superstars of modern art - van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, Pollock, Warhol - have in common with the Vincent Black

Alphonse Mucha Art Nouveau Series

Alphonse Mucha was born in what is now the Czech Republic in 1860 and moved to Paris in 1890 where he became the star of the poster-art movement under the patronage of

The Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum. A brief history of how art collection at the Louvre was initially started. Explaining the sculpture of Alexander the Great and Diogenes by Piguet - housed in the Louvre.The

Van Gogh Self Portraits

Van Gogh Self Portraits. Vincent Van Gogh, (Dutch Artist 1853-1890) Self Portraits - by Philip Scott Johnson. Check out this cool morph of Van Gogh portraits into each other.

Alphonse Mucha Artist

Alphonse Mucha. Alfons Maria Mucha (24 July 1860 – 14 July 1939), known in English as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct

Paint a room of Jackson Pollocks

Paint a room of Jackson Pollocks. This is an interactive, online digital program right on your computer screen. Click the canvas you'd like to paint and then proceed to use your mouse,

Paint like Jackson Pollock

Paint a masterpiece like Jackson Pollock. This is an interactive, online digital program right on your computer screen. Move and click your mouse cursor around the screen, click again to add another

World of Art: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

World of Art: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is a three dimensional encyclopedia of art history. Produced for Public Television