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The Art of Persuasion

   2006    Culture
Dr Nigel Spivey shows how The political power of art was discovered by kings and emperors in the ancient world, It was these leaders who first used imagery to manipulate their subjects, And today our modern politicians are exploiting those same visual strategies, This is the story of how those ancient leaders created techniques of visual persuasion so powerful they've still got a hold on us today.
Series: How Art Made the World

To Death and Back

   2006    Art
Every day of our lives, we are bombarded by thousands of different images, images which affect us in countless different ways. But of all these there's one particular kind of image whose power is uniquely mesmerising, because while it terrifies us somehow it also comforts. But although it can manipulate us, it also reassures, It's the image of death.
Series: How Art Made the World

Cosmos: Possible Worlds
Cosmos: Possible Worlds

   2020    Science
Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist

   2007    Culture
History of the Eagles
History of the Eagles

   2013    History
Secret History of Comics
Secret History of Comics

   2017    Art
Prehistoric America
Prehistoric America

   2003    Nature
Ancient Aliens
Ancient Aliens

      History
Generation Iron
Generation Iron

   2017    Culture
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture