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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.
Atom
Atom

   2007    Science
Space
Space

   2001    Science
Himalaya with Michael Palin
Himalaya with Michael Palin

   2004    Culture
Seven Ages of Rock
Seven Ages of Rock

   2007    Art
Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist

   2007    Culture
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
Sonic Highways
Sonic Highways

   2014    Art
Five Came Back
Five Came Back

   2017    Art