Art & Artists

Cave of Forgotten Dreams
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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a 3D documentary by Werner Herzog covering a remote cave in France called the Chauvet Cave. This cave is home to many ancient human-painted images, tens of thousands of years old. The cave is fierc...
Helvetica
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Helvetica

Helvetica examines the development and use of one of the world’s most popular typefaces. Directed by Gary Hustvit, the film is the first of a trilogy examining elements of contemporary design. Hustvit spoke to numerous...
Objectified
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Objectified

Objectified delves into the complex relationship people have with manufactured goods and the people who create them. It looks at the people who design these objects and how much the objects are used in people’s daily li...
Exit Through The Gift Shop
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Exit Through The Gift Shop

Exit Through The Gift Shop has raised a series of controversies since its release. The film is marketed as a documentary. But is it really a documentary? Some critics claim that it is only a hoax. It is hard to tell, but one...
Simon Schama’s Power of Art
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Simon Schama’s Power of Art

Around the world, certain great works of art exist that transcend time and space in order to leave a lasting impact on society as a whole. Simon Schama’s Power of Art is a personal, in-depth examination of eight of thos...
Why Beauty Matters
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Why Beauty Matters

Renowned British writer and philosopher Roger Scruton asserts that beauty is an important aspect of art and that 20th century contemporary art is losing its beauty. He believes that beauty is an objective truth rather than be...
The Mona Lisa Curse
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The Mona Lisa Curse

Art critic Robert Hughes investigates how the world’s most iconic painting, the Mona Lisa, has influenced the world of art in this Grierson Award winning documentary. He explores the radical change in museums, art produ...
Forest, Field & Sky: Art Out of Nature
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Forest, Field & Sky: Art Out of Nature

Forest, Field & Sky: Art Out of Nature looks at the intimate and awe-inspiring relationship between art, artist, and nature. The film focuses on landscape art and artists’ careful arrangements of the natural world....
The Art of Russia
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The Art of Russia

Art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon shares the incredible story of Russian art, in all its mystery and magnificence. it is a three-part series: – 1. Out of the Forest: Exploration of the origins of Russian religious icons, t...
The Alternativity
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The Alternativity

The Alternativity chronicles a project by British street artist Banksy and Hollywood director Danny Boyle to stage a nativity play at a hotel in Bethlehem near the West Bank wall. In the storied city of Bethlehem, Banksy find...
A Brief History of Graffiti
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A Brief History of Graffiti

To many, graffiti may seem like a modern form of petty vandalism. A Brief History of Graffiti, however, goes on to explain why that descriptor is wrong on all accounts. Art historian Dr Richard Clay explores the scribbles hum...
The Barnes Collection
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The Barnes Collection

The world of private art collection has always been as glamorous as it has been controversial. In 2012, Albert C. Barnes’s extensive private collection was made available to the public the first time, granting the publi...