Last Watched

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.
Senna
Senna

   2010    Culture
Ice Age Giants
Ice Age Giants

   2013    Science
Earth, the Power of the Planet
Earth, the Power of the Planet

   2007    Nature
Himalaya with Michael Palin
Himalaya with Michael Palin

   2004    Culture
Secret History of Comics
Secret History of Comics

   2017    Art
Out of the Cradle
Out of the Cradle

   2019    History
Planet Earth II
Planet Earth II

   2016    Nature
Art of Eternity
Art of Eternity

   2007    Art