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The A to Z of Contemporary Art
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The A to Z of Contemporary Art

The A to Z of Contemporary Art: A guide to the brilliant and often baffling world of art, this illuminating program works alphabetically through the complex A-Z of contemporary arts, from Artists, Artspeak and Biennales to Theory, Video Art, Wine and Zietgeist. Capturing and consolidating a love of art with history, theory and criticism, The A-Z of Contemporary Art offers entertaining insights into the contemporary art world.   The A to Z of Contemporary Art - part 1 - A…

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Picasso’s Last Stand

Picasso's Last Stand: documentary revealing the untold story of the last decade of the great artist's life, through the testimony of family and close friends - many of them the people he allowed into his private world in the 1960s. As his health declined in these final years, Picasso faced damaging criticism of his work and intimate revelations about his bohemian lifestyle for the first time.     And yet, in the midst of disaster, he rediscovered his revolutionary spirit…

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The Art on Your Wall

The Art on Your Wall: Sue Perkins charts the changes in British taste towards domestic art by delving into the stories of contemporary bestsellers, charting the history of post-war prints and aiming to see first hand what the average British person displays above their mantelpiece. Half of British living rooms have art on their wall bought from high street stores, and many of the British artists who created them are among the country's most successful - but we've never heard…

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Modern Masters – Dali episode 4

Modern Masters - Dali was art's greatest clown, but was he also one of its great geniuses? Journalist Alastair Sooke traces the life and work of the popular surrealist artist travelling throughout Europe and America. From his origins in turn of the century Spain, to his high jinx in New York in the 1970s, Sook reveals this artist's fascinating life story and explains the thinking behind and impact of his most famous works.     Talking to Dali fans from…

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Modern Masters – Picasso episode 3

The life of Pablo Picasso is an exciting story of rebellion, riches, women and great art. In this episode of a four-part series dedicated to Modern Art, journalist Alastair Sooke travels through France, Spain and the US to see some of the artist's great works and recount tales from his life story.     Talking to architects, fashion experts and artists, he investigates how Picasso's influence, particularly that of his Cubist work, continues to pervade modern life today, in the…

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