A Very British Renaissance episode 3
A Very British Renaissance episode 3
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A Very British Renaissance episode 3

A Very British Renaissance episode 3: In the final episode, he explores how the tension between two cultures - one courtly, classical and European, the other home-grown, innovative and vital - helped bring the country to civil war.     Art historian Dr…

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A Very British Renaissance episode 2
A Very British Renaissance episode 2
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A Very British Renaissance episode 2

A Very British Renaissance episode 2: In this episode, he explores the Elizabethans' love of secrecy, codes and complexity, and the cultural revolution sparked by an age of discovery and exploration.     Art historian Dr James Fox continues his exploration of a…

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A Very British Renaissance episode 1
A Very British Renaissance episode 1
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A Very British Renaissance episode 1

A Very British Renaissance episode 1: Documentary series. Dr James Fox traces the story of how the arrival of a few foreign artists in the 16th century sparked a cultural revolution in Britain.     We think of the Renaissance as something that…

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Sheila Hancock Brushes Up – The Art of Watercolours
Sheila Hancock Brushes Up - The Art of Watercolours
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Sheila Hancock Brushes Up – The Art of Watercolours

Sheila Hancock Brushes Up - The Art of Watercolours: Watercolours have always been the poor relation of oil painting. And yet the immediacy and freedom of painting in watercolours have made them the art of adventure and action - even war. It has…

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Matisse – From MoMA And Tate Modern
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Matisse – From MoMA And Tate Modern

Matisse - From MoMA And Tate Modern: behind-the-scenes documentary about this acclaimed exhibition with contributions from people who knew Matisse and experts such as curators, historians and Tate director Nicholas Serota and MoMA director Glenn D. Lowry.     Plus there are breathtaking,…

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