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The contestants arrive in Rome, where they are challenged to take pictures of the human body. Finnish photographer Elina Brotherus mentors.

The contestants arrive in Rome, where they are challenged to take pictures of the human body. Finnish photographer Elina Brotherus mentors.

Go behind the lens of some of the most intriguing photographers to discover how they tell the stories that define our world in a single shot.

Go behind the lens of some of the most intriguing photographers to discover how they tell the stories that define our world in a single shot.

Waldemar Januszczak brings the Baroque home with an exploration of the English Baroque tradition through a tour of London's Hawksmoor churches, and Christopher Wren's iconic ...

Waldemar Januszczak brings the Baroque home with an exploration of the English Baroque tradition through a tour of London's Hawksmoor churches, and Christopher Wren's iconic St Paul's Cathedral.

Waldemar looks in considerable depth at the work of Georges Seurat, taking into consideration his academic training at the Beaux-Arts School in Paris and the artists that ...

Waldemar looks in considerable depth at the work of Georges Seurat, taking into consideration his academic training at the Beaux-Arts School in Paris and the artists that influenced him, such as Piero della Francesca and Puvis de Chavannes. He also looks at Van Gogh's time in Paris, a period very little is known about, is also covered, charting the incredible journey the artist made from his brown and dull canvases to the splendid colour and light that pervaded his work on the cusp of his departure for the South of France.

The remaining contestants fly to the UK for the London Fashion Week. Their aim is to take three photographs that bear witness to the world of fashion and the humanity that ...

The remaining contestants fly to the UK for the London Fashion Week. Their aim is to take three photographs that bear witness to the world of fashion and the humanity that whirls around the high-life events. But the focus will not be on the designers and their creations, but on the people who live and breathe fashion: fashion victims, buyers, bloggers, journalists and, obviously, the photographers themselves as well.

Waldemar looks in considerable depth at the work of Georges Seurat, taking into consideration his academic training at the Beaux-Arts School in Paris and the artists that ...

Waldemar looks in considerable depth at the work of Georges Seurat, taking into consideration his academic training at the Beaux-Arts School in Paris and the artists that influenced him, such as Piero della Francesca and Puvis de Chavannes. He also looks at Van Gogh's time in Paris, a period very little is known about, is also covered, charting the incredible journey the artist made from his brown and dull canvases to the splendid colour and light that pervaded his work on the cusp of his departure for the South of France.

Learn how to snap like a pro without the photography-geek jargon. This episode, sports snapper to the stars Bob Martin reveals the secrets of the action shot.

Learn how to snap like a pro without the photography-geek jargon. This episode, sports snapper to the stars Bob Martin reveals the secrets of the action shot.

Learn how to snap like a pro without the photography-geek jargon. This episode, award-winning wedding photographer Emily Quinton reveals her tricks of the trade.

Learn how to snap like a pro without the photography-geek jargon. This episode, award-winning wedding photographer Emily Quinton reveals her tricks of the trade.

The story of Geoff Bardon who, together with the Papunya artists, was a catalyst for what many consider one of the greatest art movements of the 20th century.

The story of Geoff Bardon who, together with the Papunya artists, was a catalyst for what many consider one of the greatest art movements of the 20th century.

Approaching 80, David Boyd, a provocative and passionate painter, is still fighting injustice and racism through his art. Memory Tree is also a revealing and emotional ...

Approaching 80, David Boyd, a provocative and passionate painter, is still fighting injustice and racism through his art. Memory Tree is also a revealing and emotional insight into David's personal world.

Waldemar Januszczak continues his investigation of the Impressionists, focusing this time on the people they painted and in particular the subjects of Degas, Caillebotte and ...

Waldemar Januszczak continues his investigation of the Impressionists, focusing this time on the people they painted and in particular the subjects of Degas, Caillebotte and the often forgotten Impressionist women artists.

Known on the streets as Mz Murri Cod and living between two worlds, Libby fuses her knowledge as a graffiti artist to develop artistic works exhibited in the modern gallery ...

Known on the streets as Mz Murri Cod and living between two worlds, Libby fuses her knowledge as a graffiti artist to develop artistic works exhibited in the modern gallery and contemporary art space.

Skiing with sharks, the heroism of a gentle lady, and the rise of King Tawhiao unveil a world of escapades and multiple lovers.

Skiing with sharks, the heroism of a gentle lady, and the rise of King Tawhiao unveil a world of escapades and multiple lovers.

This series brings to life the stories of Tupuna, immortalised by Gottfried Lindauer, as told by their descendants.

This series brings to life the stories of Tupuna, immortalised by Gottfried Lindauer, as told by their descendants.

Dedicated to the history of art Hector Obalk, through the lens of his camera, scrutinizes various works of the major names and moments in the history of art - concentrating on ...

Dedicated to the history of art Hector Obalk, through the lens of his camera, scrutinizes various works of the major names and moments in the history of art - concentrating on the pictures' details.

Henson's work can be found in every major public collection in Australia and many overseas collections including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R ...

Henson's work can be found in every major public collection in Australia and many overseas collections including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum in New York.

This documentary goes inside the world of famed Dutch rock photographer and filmmaker, Anton Corbijn, and explores the relationship between the artist and some of his high ...

This documentary goes inside the world of famed Dutch rock photographer and filmmaker, Anton Corbijn, and explores the relationship between the artist and some of his high profile subjects.

The Art Of
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The Art Of: Make Up

Season 3  |  Episode 8  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  April 27, 2015
This episode looks at artists whose canvas is the human body.

This episode looks at artists whose canvas is the human body.

The Art Of
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The Art Of: Tattoo

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  May 18, 2015
This episode looks at two tattoo artists, one who is a tribal tattoo artist, and the other who uses tattoos to aid breast cancer survivors.

This episode looks at two tattoo artists, one who is a tribal tattoo artist, and the other who uses tattoos to aid breast cancer survivors.

Artist Andrew Rogers puts the finishing touches to his Rhythms of Life project and creates a sculpture in Antarctica that is so big it can be seen from space.

Artist Andrew Rogers puts the finishing touches to his Rhythms of Life project and creates a sculpture in Antarctica that is so big it can be seen from space.

Influential pop art painter David Hockney reveals startling evidence which suggests that cameras have been a secret tool for artists since the 15th century. Presented by ...

Influential pop art painter David Hockney reveals startling evidence which suggests that cameras have been a secret tool for artists since the 15th century. Presented by Kirsty Wark, this special was filmed in Bruges, Florence and Hollywood.

Dedicated to the history of art Hector Obalk, through the lens of his camera, scrutinizes various works of the major names and moments in the history of art - concentrating on ...

Dedicated to the history of art Hector Obalk, through the lens of his camera, scrutinizes various works of the major names and moments in the history of art - concentrating on the pictures' details.

In July 2008, Australian artist Jon Cattapan decided to take a risk and step outside of his urban milieu. He agreed to become an official war artist for the Australian War ...

In July 2008, Australian artist Jon Cattapan decided to take a risk and step outside of his urban milieu. He agreed to become an official war artist for the Australian War Memorial and was deployed to Timor Leste.

his program explores the life and work of Lucian Freud, one of Britain's greatest artists. It includes testimony from those who knew and loved this extraordinary personality, ...

his program explores the life and work of Lucian Freud, one of Britain's greatest artists. It includes testimony from those who knew and loved this extraordinary personality, including his family, friends and former lovers.

Dedicated to the history of art Hector Obalk, through the lens of his camera, scrutinizes various works of the major names and moments in the history of art - concentrating on ...

Dedicated to the history of art Hector Obalk, through the lens of his camera, scrutinizes various works of the major names and moments in the history of art - concentrating on the pictures' details.

Acclaimed critic and presenter Tim Marlow provides an unprecedented insight into the London's Courtauld Institute and Gallery - famous for its incredible collection of ...

Acclaimed critic and presenter Tim Marlow provides an unprecedented insight into the London's Courtauld Institute and Gallery - famous for its incredible collection of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, boy wonder, then adult prodigy - sculptor, architect, composer, as well as a dashing cavalier, and the personal friend of Pope Urban VIII.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, boy wonder, then adult prodigy - sculptor, architect, composer, as well as a dashing cavalier, and the personal friend of Pope Urban VIII.

Learn how to snap like a pro without the photography-geek jargon. This episode, pro animal photographer Tim Flach reveals how to make your pet photos sparkle.

Learn how to snap like a pro without the photography-geek jargon. This episode, pro animal photographer Tim Flach reveals how to make your pet photos sparkle.

Learn how to snap like a pro without the photography-geek jargon. This episode, photo journalist Martin Parr reveals how to do your holiday snaps justice.

Learn how to snap like a pro without the photography-geek jargon. This episode, photo journalist Martin Parr reveals how to do your holiday snaps justice.

The captive scholar, the true identity of the most famous portrait, and a bastion leader creates a new future for generations.

The captive scholar, the true identity of the most famous portrait, and a bastion leader creates a new future for generations.

This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? ...

This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? Experience the excitement and energy surrounding the art world following a wide range of artists from performance art, author and architects. We ask the question do you have to love art or has it become a pure investment for the nouveau riche?

World War Two erupts, and France mobilises its war effort. After the debacle of June 1940 and the Occupation of Nazi Germany, Europe is in tatters, and artists and ...

World War Two erupts, and France mobilises its war effort. After the debacle of June 1940 and the Occupation of Nazi Germany, Europe is in tatters, and artists and intellectuals flee in droves. Old friends among those who stay behind are eventually torn apart. Some collaborate, some resist - many make do as they can, and others pay for their commitment with their lives. When the war at last is over, Paris reawakens to find that an astonishing work has been created from within its war-torn midst.

Michel Lawrence investigates the human world in art, specifically the art of portraiture. Gallerist Stuart Purves establishes the scene with his firmly held belief that ...

Michel Lawrence investigates the human world in art, specifically the art of portraiture. Gallerist Stuart Purves establishes the scene with his firmly held belief that portraiture is really a battle between artist and subject which he likens to 'war'. The major Archibald winning portrait artists Lewis Miller, Del Kathryn Barton and Louise Hearman all talk about what drives their work and how they approach their own typically idiosyncratic styles. They reveal their own highly personal journeys for their art.

Art is in the lifeblood of every society, and by travelling the world to where art is made, and engaging with those who make it, this unique series expands our understanding ...

Art is in the lifeblood of every society, and by travelling the world to where art is made, and engaging with those who make it, this unique series expands our understanding of people, places, culture and history. The series is a selection of vivid films from locations as far apart as Japan, Mexico, India, Italy and North America. Each episode features a weekend spent in one of our great cities of art such as Venice, New York, Mexico City, Beijing and Istanbul, where we seek out seminal works of the past to show how they reflect history as much as contemporary art reflects today.

Simply Red are one of Britain's best loved and most successful bands, having sold over 50 million albums worldwide. In the year the band has re-formed for their 30th ...

Simply Red are one of Britain's best loved and most successful bands, having sold over 50 million albums worldwide. In the year the band has re-formed for their 30th Anniversary tour, Christian paints charismatic front man, Mick Hucknall. As he scratches beneath the surface of this icon of British Music, Christian hopes the resulting portrait will celebrate Mick's talent as a singer songwriter whilst drawing inspiration from his own love of music.

Francesca Woodman is now considered as one of the foremost photographers of the 20th century, despite taking her own life at the tender age of 22. This film explores her ...

Francesca Woodman is now considered as one of the foremost photographers of the 20th century, despite taking her own life at the tender age of 22. This film explores her extraordinary self-portraits, mostly nudes, and the home movies and writings she left behind.

The nine remaining amateur artists face three challenges in portraiture on London's Southbank. For the opening task, they are given four hours to create pictures of themselves ...

The nine remaining amateur artists face three challenges in portraiture on London's Southbank. For the opening task, they are given four hours to create pictures of themselves from their reflections. This is followed by a quick-draw where they have 30 minutes to attempt an anatomically accurate sketch that captures the likeness of a stranger. In their last chance to impress before the elimination, there's a four-hour sitting with EastEnders actor Rudolph Walker (Patrick) and Albert Square legend Pam St Clement (Pat). Plus, Una Stubbs talks to royal portraitist Nicky Philipps, and Lachlan Goudie provides tips on proportion and scale.

This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? ...

This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? Experience the excitement and energy surrounding the art world following a wide range of artists from performance art, author and architects. We ask the question do you have to love art or has it become a pure investment for the nouveau riche?

The Archibald is Australia's most coveted art prize competition - awarded annually to the best portrait, preferentially of some man or woman distinguished in art, letters, ...

The Archibald is Australia's most coveted art prize competition - awarded annually to the best portrait, preferentially of some man or woman distinguished in art, letters, science or politics, painted by any artist resident in Australasia.

The amateur artists travel to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, the birthplace and ancestral home of Winston Churchill. Their first challenge sees them arranging a collection of ...

The amateur artists travel to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, the birthplace and ancestral home of Winston Churchill. Their first challenge sees them arranging a collection of personal items - from a large yellow hat to a skull - which they must capture on canvas using acrylics. This is followed by a quick 30-minute sketch of a giant chess board, ensuring that light and shadow are just as important as perspective and scale. In their last chance to impress before the elimination, the hopefuls paint the facade of the palace, attempting to capture the drama of its stunning architecture, while Una talks to Churchill's granddaughter Emma Soames.

This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? ...

This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? Experience the excitement and energy surrounding the art world following a wide range of artists from performance art, author and architects. We ask the question do you have to love art or has it become a pure investment for the nouveau riche?

This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? ...

This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? Experience the excitement and energy surrounding the art world following a wide range of artists from performance art, author and architects. We ask the question do you have to love art or has it become a pure investment for the nouveau riche?

Una Stubbs and Richard Bacon host this art competition in which 10 keen amateurs take on three specially designed challenges each week, showing their skills using a wide range ...

Una Stubbs and Richard Bacon host this art competition in which 10 keen amateurs take on three specially designed challenges each week, showing their skills using a wide range of mediums. The contest begins in Alnwick Castle, Northumberland - which may be familiar to fans of the Harry Potter movies as Hogwarts. Here, the contestants demonstrate their styles for the first time, before a quick-draw challenge and a painting of the castle - after which, painters and expert judges Daphne Todd and Lachlan Goudie decide who will be leaving.

Griff Rhys Jones continues his quest to find art by indigenous groups by travelling to West Africa. He begins his journey in Bandiagara Escarpment, Mali, where he learns the ...

Griff Rhys Jones continues his quest to find art by indigenous groups by travelling to West Africa. He begins his journey in Bandiagara Escarpment, Mali, where he learns the Dogon people used carvings and sculptures as spiritual tools, before visiting Accra, the capital of Ghana. Here, he discovers that the passing of time has had surprising results on invention and creativity.

Michel Lawrence takes a close-up view of where art is made - inside the artists studio. The artist/educator Stephen Hayley talks about what he wants from a studio and lists ...

Michel Lawrence takes a close-up view of where art is made - inside the artists studio. The artist/educator Stephen Hayley talks about what he wants from a studio and lists his favourite places where art is made. The highly acclaimed street artist Rone reveals the co-operative and commercially savvy nature of Everfresh Studios, while fellow street artist Ha Ha, shows us a serious and curiously business-like environment of The Womb of Time studio, while elder statesman Jeff Makin takes us through his 1800s gold rush era converted dance hall to studio.

This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? ...

This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? Experience the excitement and energy surrounding the art world following a wide range of artists from performance art, author and architects. We ask the question do you have to love art or has it become a pure investment for the nouveau riche?

Britain's leading contemporary art critic Matthew Collings hosts this fascinating documentary which re-examines Impressionism, focusing on the lifes and art of Courbet, Manet, ...

Britain's leading contemporary art critic Matthew Collings hosts this fascinating documentary which re-examines Impressionism, focusing on the lifes and art of Courbet, Manet, Monet and Cezanne. What united these four artists was a radical idea; that art should focus on the real and not the false. Loved by the 19th-century public but loathed by many critics of the time, Collings charts the origins of the movement the strength of colour, and unpacks the way ordinary life was portrayed in a revolutionary new way.

In this episode, the contestants have to deal with travel photography. They fly to the area around Ragusa, in Sicily, where they will try to capture its essence through ...

In this episode, the contestants have to deal with travel photography. They fly to the area around Ragusa, in Sicily, where they will try to capture its essence through locations, faces or traditions. With a single photograph, they will have to capture the complexity of a territory rich in contradictions. Photographer David Alan Harvey mentors.

Michel Lawrence investigates the natural world in art, talking with artists and photographers about their source of inspiration. The eccentric English naturist artist John ...

Michel Lawrence investigates the natural world in art, talking with artists and photographers about their source of inspiration. The eccentric English naturist artist John Wolseley laments the importance of recording the natural world in the face of global climate changes. The highly acclaimed architectural photographer John Gollings talks about beautifully disturbing visions of the aftermath of catastrophic bushfires, while the artists Leo Robba, Christine Wrest Smith and Deborah Williams all discuss their sometimes eccentric views of the natural world as seen through birds' nests, dogs and Blue Mountains gardens.

Picasso responds to Matisse with Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. The canvas causes a scandal and ushers in the aesthetic of cubism. Not long thereafter, however, a series of rifts ...

Picasso responds to Matisse with Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. The canvas causes a scandal and ushers in the aesthetic of cubism. Not long thereafter, however, a series of rifts occur. Picasso, now wealthy from record sales figures, leaves the Bateau-Lavoir. Apollinaire moves into the heart of the Saint-Germain neighbourhood. The poet Max Jacob, the poorest of them all, is one of the only bohemians to continue living in the hardscrabble misery of Montmartre. When the First World War breaks out, yesterday's friends part ways forever. Braque, Derain, and Vlaminck go to the front. Picasso stays in Paris. Apollinaire is wounded on the front lines in 1916.

From her BAFTA nominated performance as terminally ill Barbara Grade in Goodbye Cruel World, to Sheila Grant in Brookside, The Royale Family and Downton Abbey, Sue Johnston ...

From her BAFTA nominated performance as terminally ill Barbara Grade in Goodbye Cruel World, to Sheila Grant in Brookside, The Royale Family and Downton Abbey, Sue Johnston has mesmerised audiences. Christian Hook gets under the skin of this much loved actress and political activist as she invites him into her home to capture her life on canvas. Christian takes inspiration from her lifelong passion for Liverpool FC and her campaigning work with the survivors of the Hillsborough Tragedy, resulting in two stunning new portraits.

Una Stubbs and Richard Bacon present the art competition from Liverpool, and for their first challenge, the amateurs are asked to paint their personal interpretation of the ...

Una Stubbs and Richard Bacon present the art competition from Liverpool, and for their first challenge, the amateurs are asked to paint their personal interpretation of the city in watercolours - and with just a week until the final, two artists make the bold decision to change their styles in a bid to impress the judges. For the quick draw, the hopefuls capture the Royal Liver Building clock tower, followed by the final challenge - a busy painting of the city's skyline from across the River Mersey.

Explore this collection with your students and discover a broad range of subject matter, approaches, styles and media featuring a variety of art making practices.
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