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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
Series: Art of Eternity

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.
Series: Art of Eternity

Rome Second Season
Rome Second Season

      History
Explained
Explained

   2018    Technology
Through the Wormhole
Through the Wormhole

   2011    Science
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
Life In Cold Blood
Life In Cold Blood

   2008    Nature
Earth, the Power of the Planet
Earth, the Power of the Planet

   2007    Nature
Planet Earth II
Planet Earth II

   2016    Nature