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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

Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist

   2007    Culture
Life in a Day
Life in a Day

   2021    Culture
Ice Age Giants
Ice Age Giants

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

   2007    Nature
Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
Minimalism
Minimalism

   2015    Culture
Life of a Universe
Life of a Universe

   2017    Science
Seven Ages of Rock
Seven Ages of Rock

   2007    Art