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Series: Art of Eternity

 

Art of Eternity: Painting Paradise

   2007    Art
How should art depict the relationship between man and God? How can art best express eternal values? Can you and should you portray the face of Christ? For over 1,000 years these were some of the questions which taxed the minds of the greatest artists of the early West. In this three-part series, art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon sets out to unravel the mysteries of art from the pre-perspective era". In the first episode, Andrew traces the beginnings of Christian art in the declining Roman Empire, Egypt and medieval France, and reveals the ideas which lay behind the transition

The Glory of Byzantium

   2007    Art
Andrew Graham-Dixon travels to Istanbul to immerse himself in the tumultuous world of the Byzantine Empire. He decodes the iconography of the art of the period and explains its continuing relevance.

When East Meets West

   2007    Art
Andrew Graham-Dixon examines early Christian art and the reasons for its evolution during the Renaissance. He also reveals just how far modern artists have been influenced by the pre-perspective view of the world.
Living Universe
Living Universe

   2018    Technology
How Art Made the World
How Art Made the World

   2006    Art
Ancient Aliens
Ancient Aliens

   2014    Culture
How to Grow a Planet
How to Grow a Planet

   2012    Science
Earth, the Power of the Planet
Earth, the Power of the Planet

   2007    Nature
Lost Kingdoms of South America
Lost Kingdoms of South America

   2013    History
Superstructures: Engineering Marvels
Superstructures: Engineering Marvels

   2019    Technology
Natural World
Natural World

   2009    Nature