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Manet: The Man Who Invented Modern Art
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Manet: The Man Who Invented Modern Art

FOXTEL Arts  |  June 30, 2015
Presented by Waldemar Januszczak, this is a thorough examination of the life and work of the French artist Edouard Manet (1832-83), whose work often scandalised the ...

Presented by Waldemar Januszczak, this is a thorough examination of the life and work of the French artist Edouard Manet (1832-83), whose work often scandalised the establishment of the day.

The Horses Of The Louvre
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The Horses Of The Louvre

SBS  |  February 20, 2010
There are over 60 artworks on display at the Louvre Museum - sculptures, bas-reliefs, vessels, decorative objects, paintings and drawings - dating from 3000 BC to the 19th ...

There are over 60 artworks on display at the Louvre Museum - sculptures, bas-reliefs, vessels, decorative objects, paintings and drawings - dating from 3000 BC to the 19th century, that tell the story of the long association between man and horse.

Francis Picabia By Hopi Lebel
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Francis Picabia By Hopi Lebel

SBS  |  June 19, 2010
This program explores the life and works of artist, Francis Picabia.

This program explores the life and works of artist, Francis Picabia.

James Gleeson: The Artist As Evolving Landscape
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James Gleeson: The Artist As Evolving Landscape

STUDIO  |  May 3, 2011
James Gleeson is Australia's foremost surrealist painter at 88 years of age, he is also an established poet, art critic and historian. In this program we explore his many ...

James Gleeson is Australia's foremost surrealist painter at 88 years of age, he is also an established poet, art critic and historian. In this program we explore his many influences and the effect of war on his works.

Markus Raetz
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Markus Raetz

SBS  |  July 24, 2010
An overview of the life's work of Swiss artist Markus Raetz. Raetz has been creating art for 40 years and his works cover an immensely broad span of different forms of ...

An overview of the life's work of Swiss artist Markus Raetz. Raetz has been creating art for 40 years and his works cover an immensely broad span of different forms of sculpture, photography and sketches.

Your Paintings
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Your Paintings: Vincent Van Gogh

ABC ME  |  March 17, 2017
Looks into the world of an oil painting; the ten paintings have been selected from a range of eras and art movements and can be found in galleries across the UK.

Looks into the world of an oil painting; the ten paintings have been selected from a range of eras and art movements and can be found in galleries across the UK.

Art Attack
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Art Attack: Race Track

Season 3  |  Episode 80  |  7flix  |  June 10, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack: Evil Airplanes

Season 2  |  Episode 37  |  7flix  |  June 30, 2016
We're flying high with the evil planes created in this show, including one for Captain Hook and Cruella de Vil's helicopter. The Big Art features the Loch Ness monster.

We're flying high with the evil planes created in this show, including one for Captain Hook and Cruella de Vil's helicopter. The Big Art features the Loch Ness monster.

Fake Or Fortune?
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Fake Or Fortune?: Gainsborough

ABC  |  October 9, 2016
Presented by Fiona Bruce, with art experts Philip Mould and Bendor Grosvenor. The team are on the hunt for a lost masterpiece by Thomas Gainsborough thought languishing in the ...

Presented by Fiona Bruce, with art experts Philip Mould and Bendor Grosvenor. The team are on the hunt for a lost masterpiece by Thomas Gainsborough thought languishing in the stockroom of a gallery or hanging on a museum wall.

Art Attack
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Art Attack: Birds

Season 2  |  Episode 34  |  7flix  |  June 28, 2016
Disney characters like Winnie the Pooh and Beauty and the Beast feature in this bird-themed art show. New host Lloyd Warbey helps make bird puppets, including a flamingo and a ...

Disney characters like Winnie the Pooh and Beauty and the Beast feature in this bird-themed art show. New host Lloyd Warbey helps make bird puppets, including a flamingo and a blue eagle.

Revolucion: Five Visions
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Revolucion: Five Visions

SBS  |  September 11, 2010
A breathtaking visual exploration of Cuba yesterday and today thanks to the video work of Mexico's premiere director of photography, Chuy Chavez. It reveals five decades of ...

A breathtaking visual exploration of Cuba yesterday and today thanks to the video work of Mexico's premiere director of photography, Chuy Chavez. It reveals five decades of revolution though the lenses of five Cuban photographers.

Eugene And Berenice
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Eugene And Berenice

SBS  |  May 8, 2010
Images of the cities that inspired photographers Eugene Atget and Berenice Abbott are used to explore the connection between the photographers and their impact on modern art.

Images of the cities that inspired photographers Eugene Atget and Berenice Abbott are used to explore the connection between the photographers and their impact on modern art.

US Art In The 21st Century
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US Art In The 21st Century: Paradox

Season 4  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  March 5, 2011
How do contemporary artists address contradiction, ambiguity, and truth? This documentary explores these questions in the work of the artists Allora & Calzadilla, Mark ...

How do contemporary artists address contradiction, ambiguity, and truth? This documentary explores these questions in the work of the artists Allora & Calzadilla, Mark Bradford, Robert Ryman, and Catherine Sullivan.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
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Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: The Art Of Ancient Egypt

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  STUDIO  |  August 18, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

The Mona Lisa Curse
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The Mona Lisa Curse

SBS  |  January 30, 2010
Art critic Robert Hughes discusses the commercialisation of art in the contemporary world.

Art critic Robert Hughes discusses the commercialisation of art in the contemporary world.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 20  |  7flix  |  August 19, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack: Puppet

7flix  |  May 27, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack: Futuristic

7flix  |  June 3, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack: Pirates and Princesses

Season 2  |  Episode 31  |  7flix  |  June 26, 2016
In this Jake and the Never Land Pirates themed episode young artists can make a pirate treasure chest, and watch a pirate and princess shadow play.

In this Jake and the Never Land Pirates themed episode young artists can make a pirate treasure chest, and watch a pirate and princess shadow play.

Behind The Lens
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Behind The Lens

ONE  |  August 10, 2015
In a world where millions of photos are taken each day, Behind the Lens follows eight professional photographers who reveal the endless need to capture and create ...

In a world where millions of photos are taken each day, Behind the Lens follows eight professional photographers who reveal the endless need to capture and create unforgettable images.

Skullbone Plains
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Skullbone Plains

ABC  |  October 28, 2014
A group of celebrated artists gather together on the remote and ancient lands of Skullbone Plains to work on a unique project, taking as their inspiration this magnificent ...

A group of celebrated artists gather together on the remote and ancient lands of Skullbone Plains to work on a unique project, taking as their inspiration this magnificent glacial plain - a place like no other in the world.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
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Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: Decorative Art From Italy, France And England

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  STUDIO  |  August 16, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
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Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: Art From Mesopotamia To Ancient China

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  STUDIO  |  August 17, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
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Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: The Vast Sculpture Collection

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  STUDIO  |  August 23, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
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Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: Art Of The Middle Ages

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  STUDIO  |  August 25, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
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Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: Velazquez, El Greco, Goy And The Spanish Masters

Season 1  |  Episode 15  |  STUDIO  |  September 8, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
25:43

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: Modernism: Picasso, Matisse And More

Season 1  |  Episode 18  |  STUDIO  |  September 15, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Art Attack
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Art Attack: Tombola

Season 3  |  Episode 60  |  7flix  |  April 1, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Culture Warriors
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Culture Warriors

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  NITV  |  November 28, 2017
This series profiles some of our top contemporary artists. This week features Lofty Bardayal Nadjamerrek, Treahna Hamm and Ricky Maynard.

This series profiles some of our top contemporary artists. This week features Lofty Bardayal Nadjamerrek, Treahna Hamm and Ricky Maynard.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
27:25

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: Art Of The Early Italian Renaissance

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  STUDIO  |  August 30, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

US Art In The 21st Century
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US Art In The 21st Century: Protest

Season 4  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  February 19, 2011
The second instalment of Season 4 examines the ways in which four artists use their work to picture war, express outrage, and empathise with the suffering of others.

The second instalment of Season 4 examines the ways in which four artists use their work to picture war, express outrage, and empathise with the suffering of others.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
24:31

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: The Classical World Of Greece And Rome

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  STUDIO  |  August 24, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
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Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: Rembrandt And The 17th Century Dutch Masters

Season 1  |  Episode 14  |  STUDIO  |  September 7, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage
30:22

Masterpieces Of The Hermitage: The Road To Impressionism

Season 1  |  Episode 17  |  STUDIO  |  September 14, 2011
A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to ...

A breathtaking journey through time, culture and art, this series captures rarely seen treasures that represent the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

Art Attack
22:55

Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 21  |  7flix  |  August 19, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Tim Marlow's Virtual Gallery
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Tim Marlow's Virtual Gallery: Gauguin - Maker Of Myth

BBC World News  |  December 11, 2010
In his engaging and informative style, art historian Tim Marlow presents his pick of the world's top art works. Today he looks at Titian's 16th century masterpiece, Bacchus ...

In his engaging and informative style, art historian Tim Marlow presents his pick of the world's top art works. Today he looks at Titian's 16th century masterpiece, Bacchus and Ariadne.

Art Express
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Art Express

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  TVS  |  March 27, 2012
This three part series examines the rise of one of Australia's great artistic success stories, Art Express; the annual exhibition of final year HSC students.

This three part series examines the rise of one of Australia's great artistic success stories, Art Express; the annual exhibition of final year HSC students.

Pieter Bruegel The Elder
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Pieter Bruegel The Elder

SBS  |  August 21, 2010
This program explores the life and works of artist, Pieter Bruegel. The documentary reveals how for a long time he was called 'Bruegel the droll', as his paintings made people ...

This program explores the life and works of artist, Pieter Bruegel. The documentary reveals how for a long time he was called 'Bruegel the droll', as his paintings made people laugh.

Art Attack
23:24

Art Attack: Sulley

Season 3  |  Episode 67  |  7flix  |  April 22, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
22:08

Art Attack: Music

7flix  |  May 13, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
35:24

Art Attack: Sport

7flix  |  May 13, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Your Paintings
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Your Paintings: Wassily Kandinksky

ABC ME  |  March 24, 2017
Looks into the world of an oil painting; the ten paintings have been selected from a range of eras and art movements and can be found in galleries across the UK.

Looks into the world of an oil painting; the ten paintings have been selected from a range of eras and art movements and can be found in galleries across the UK.

Art Attack
23:24

Art Attack: Astronaut

Season 3  |  Episode 58  |  7flix  |  March 25, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
23:25

Art Attack: Decisions

Season 3  |  Episode 62  |  7flix  |  April 8, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Mister Maker's Arty Party
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Mister Maker's Arty Party: Monsters

Season 1  |  Episode 15  |  ABC2 Kids  |  June 19, 2016
Set in Mister Maker's Arty Pad this series feels like a 'live event' with the focus being on the interaction with the Mini Makers. It covers everything creative - not just ...

Set in Mister Maker's Arty Pad this series feels like a 'live event' with the focus being on the interaction with the Mini Makers. It covers everything creative - not just arts and crafts for the ultimate celebration of arts.

Masterpieces Unveiled
22:41

Masterpieces Unveiled: Leonardo Da Vinci

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  February 12, 2016
During the 20th century, the celebrity of the Mona Lisa expanded to establish it as the most iconic and recognisable painting of all time. Its been exploited in every area of ...

During the 20th century, the celebrity of the Mona Lisa expanded to establish it as the most iconic and recognisable painting of all time. Its been exploited in every area of culture and advertising, to the point that its pop icon status has almost diluted its artistic worth and historic significance. But if we explore Leonardo's advances as a pioneering craftsman and the unprecedented qualities of this - his greatest work.

Art of China
59:23

Art of China: Searching For Paradise

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  February 2, 2016
In this landmark series, we set out to uncover China. In this gripping first episode, we explore the spectacular, recent discoveries of ancient art that are redefining this ...

In this landmark series, we set out to uncover China. In this gripping first episode, we explore the spectacular, recent discoveries of ancient art that are redefining this vast country's understanding of its own beginnings. We discover an extraordinary collection of sophisticated alien-like bronze masks created nearly four millennia ago and the tomb of a warrior empress where we find the origins of calligraphy.

Artists At Work
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Artists At Work: Gasworks

ABC  |  February 8, 2010
Most people wouldn't consider being an artist to be a demanding job. Think again! The 13 artists at the busy Gasworks Arts Park Studios in Albert Park, Melbourne, are ...

Most people wouldn't consider being an artist to be a demanding job. Think again! The 13 artists at the busy Gasworks Arts Park Studios in Albert Park, Melbourne, are committed to making a career out of their art. To do so they must get commissions, produce work, exhibit work, sell work, keep up with the achievements of their fellow studio mates and keep the art world interested in their work.

Art Attack
23:37

Art Attack: Drum Kit

Season 3  |  Episode 70  |  7flix  |  May 6, 2017
To prove anything can be used to create art, in this show Lloyd Warbey uses old metal containers to make a drum kit and paints it in a funky style. There's also a desk ...

To prove anything can be used to create art, in this show Lloyd Warbey uses old metal containers to make a drum kit and paints it in a funky style. There's also a desk organiser made from papier mache to store all your art materials. The Art Attack Tip uses old plastic bags to make a parachute, a clown and a princess. Alex Gandman is inspired to make a carnivorous plant when his sandwich goes missing in the Big Art, and Vincent Van Coconut checks in from his sun-drenched island to help Lloyd throughout the show and provide some useful eco advice. The Quick Arts combine crepe paper with drawing to create some interesting images.

Masterpieces Unveiled
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Masterpieces Unveiled: Jan Van Eyck

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  February 21, 2016
The image of the wealthy merchant from Lucca Giovanni Arnolfini shown together with his wife in the intimacy of their comfortable home in Bruges has always been considered the ...

The image of the wealthy merchant from Lucca Giovanni Arnolfini shown together with his wife in the intimacy of their comfortable home in Bruges has always been considered the brilliant figurative proof of the commercial and artistic relations between Italy and Flanders in the 15th century. However, there has been a certain amount of doubtful attention devoted to the figures for some time; in fact, the hypothesis that one of the maximum masterpieces of portraiture of all times may not depict the Arnolfinis at all, but the van Eycks.

Art Attack
26:01

Art Attack: Wigs

Season 3  |  Episode 65  |  7flix  |  April 15, 2017
Do you want to change your hairstyle without chopping off your locks? Then there's lots of fun to be had with wigs, so let Lloyd Warbey show you how to make this valuable ...

Do you want to change your hairstyle without chopping off your locks? Then there's lots of fun to be had with wigs, so let Lloyd Warbey show you how to make this valuable addition to your dressing-up box. Meanwhile, Alex Gandman produces a parachuting-inspired Big Art. The Art Attack Tip shows you how to make various patterns for clothes, depending on the season. Plus, let Lloyd how to show you how to personalise your pencils with funny characters. The palm with the charm, Vincent Van Coconut, offers up his eco advise, and the Quick Arts demonstrate how to turn splodges of paint into creative images.

Art Attack
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Art Attack: Windy

Season 3  |  Episode 66  |  7flix  |  April 22, 2017
Join Lloyd Warbey as he makes a variety of animals on wheels for the Art Attack main make. Also, amuse your friends by making a tie that looks like it's blowing in the wind. ...

Join Lloyd Warbey as he makes a variety of animals on wheels for the Art Attack main make. Also, amuse your friends by making a tie that looks like it's blowing in the wind. The Art Attack Tip in this episode is learning to paint with a spatula and Alex Gandman creates a martial art-themed Big Art - can you guess what Alex makes from a pair of chopsticks? As always, Vincent Van Coconut is present to assist Lloyd and give some useful eco advice. The Quick Arts focus on scrunched up crepe paper being stuck down and turned into some amazing art, proving you don't need to be a great artist to be great at art!

Mister Maker's Arty Party
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Mister Maker's Arty Party: Birds

Season 1  |  Episode 14  |  ABC2 Kids  |  June 18, 2016
Set in Mister Maker's Arty Pad this series feels like a 'live event' with the focus being on the interaction with the Mini Makers. It covers everything creative - not just ...

Set in Mister Maker's Arty Pad this series feels like a 'live event' with the focus being on the interaction with the Mini Makers. It covers everything creative - not just arts and crafts for the ultimate celebration of arts.

Mister Maker's Arty Party
19:05

Mister Maker's Arty Party: Fish

Season 1  |  Episode 18  |  ABC2 Kids  |  June 22, 2016
Set in Mister Maker's Arty Pad this series feels like a 'live event' with the focus being on the interaction with the Mini Makers. It covers everything creative - not just ...

Set in Mister Maker's Arty Pad this series feels like a 'live event' with the focus being on the interaction with the Mini Makers. It covers everything creative - not just arts & crafts for the ultimate celebration of arts!

Mister Maker's Arty Party
19:09

Mister Maker's Arty Party: Trees

Season 1  |  Episode 17  |  ABC2 Kids  |  June 21, 2016
Set in Mister Maker's Arty Pad this series feels like a 'live event' with the focus being on the interaction with the Mini Makers. It covers everything creative - not just ...

Set in Mister Maker's Arty Pad this series feels like a 'live event' with the focus being on the interaction with the Mini Makers. It covers everything creative - not just arts and crafts for the ultimate celebration of arts.

Masterpieces Unveiled
24:33

Masterpieces Unveiled: Tiziano Vecelio

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  March 13, 2016
For almost 500 years, a large painting showing two young women at a fountain has been seen as an absolute hymn to beauty and love, executed by the young Titian who had set out ...

For almost 500 years, a large painting showing two young women at a fountain has been seen as an absolute hymn to beauty and love, executed by the young Titian who had set out to conquer the Venetian art scene. It is a solemn, luminous song, looking onto a bright, harmonious universe; it is the first true masterpiece of the twenty-five-year-old painter who knowingly started revolutionising the history of painting.

Art Attack
23:30

Art Attack: Carousel

Season 3  |  Episode 63  |  7flix  |  April 8, 2017
Do you like fairground rides, reading and puzzles? Then you may well like the makes that Lloyd Warbey is showing us in this episode. In the first make, Lloyd creates a ...

Do you like fairground rides, reading and puzzles? Then you may well like the makes that Lloyd Warbey is showing us in this episode. In the first make, Lloyd creates a carousel and themes it using some of your favourite cartoon characters, and goes on to show us how to make a sliding puzzle. The Art Attack Tip in this episode makes bookmarks in the style of funny characters, and Alex Gandman conjures up an underwater-themed Big Art. Of course, Vincent Van Coconut is on board to help Lloyd out with all the makes, and inform us of some valuable eco advice, and the Quick Arts comb paint to turn them into hairstyles.

Hidden Lives Of Works Of Art
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Hidden Lives Of Works Of Art: Watteau

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  January 5, 2016
For two days, the Louvre Museum invited the world's leading experts to come and scrutinise "their Watteaus", a splendid collection, the masterpieces of which are the ...

For two days, the Louvre Museum invited the world's leading experts to come and scrutinise "their Watteaus", a splendid collection, the masterpieces of which are the "Pilgrimage to Cythera" and the "Gilles". Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) was one of the most prominent masters of the French school. But he is also the subject of a paradox. The artist of the "fetes galantes" achieved recognition during his lifetime, and yet all his major works are surrounded in mystery, and raise unanswered questions as to their origins, meanings and history.

Masterpieces Unveiled
23:30

Masterpieces Unveiled: Sandro Botticelli

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  February 19, 2016
The Birth of Venus, a masterpiece; situated at the heart of Botticelli's production and the climax of Florentine Neoplatonism. We have no archival papers or direct documents; ...

The Birth of Venus, a masterpiece; situated at the heart of Botticelli's production and the climax of Florentine Neoplatonism. We have no archival papers or direct documents; the date, the intended destination, and the exact identification of the figures are left up to the interpretation of and disagreements among the various scholars.

Masterpieces Unveiled
24:01

Masterpieces Unveiled: Piero Della Francesca

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  February 28, 2016
The Montefeltro Altarpiece, preserved in the Brera Art Gallery in Milan, is the 'Altarpiece by Piero' par excellence. It is surprising to learn however, that until the late ...

The Montefeltro Altarpiece, preserved in the Brera Art Gallery in Milan, is the 'Altarpiece by Piero' par excellence. It is surprising to learn however, that until the late 1800s no one would ever have dreamed of attributing this impressive masterpiece to the hand of Piero della Francesca.

Mister Maker's Arty Party
19:12

Mister Maker's Arty Party: Jungle

Season 1  |  Episode 16  |  ABC2 Kids  |  June 20, 2016
Set in Mister Maker's Arty Pad this series feels like a 'live event' with the focus being on the interaction with the Mini Makers. It covers everything creative - not just ...

Set in Mister Maker's Arty Pad this series feels like a 'live event' with the focus being on the interaction with the Mini Makers. It covers everything creative - not just arts and crafts for the ultimate celebration of arts.

Hidden Lives Of Works Of Art
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Hidden Lives Of Works Of Art: Leonardo Da Vinci

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  December 1, 2015
Experts explore various works of art, revealing the story of their discovery, and how, despite the threats of war, fire, woodworm, theft, vandalism, and changing tastes, they ...

Experts explore various works of art, revealing the story of their discovery, and how, despite the threats of war, fire, woodworm, theft, vandalism, and changing tastes, they have survived throughout the centuries. In this episode, curators Vincent Delieuvin and Luke Syson examine some of the most notable works by Leonardo da Vinci, including the Mona Lisa, and St John the Baptist.

Art of China
59:03

Art of China: The Golden Age

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  February 9, 2016
Continuing our epic story of Chinese Art we travel to the Yellow Mountains in Southern China to understand the power of Chinese landscape painting. The period from the 10th to ...

Continuing our epic story of Chinese Art we travel to the Yellow Mountains in Southern China to understand the power of Chinese landscape painting. The period from the 10th to the 15th century - from the Song to the Ming Dynasties - was the golden age of art in China.

Hidden Lives Of Works Of Art
52:09

Hidden Lives Of Works Of Art: Goya

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  December 29, 2015
Goya was very probably the first painter of an era in which, despite classical training, he decided to affirm his point of view in his work and to defend opinions, making him ...

Goya was very probably the first painter of an era in which, despite classical training, he decided to affirm his point of view in his work and to defend opinions, making him the leader of a whole generation of Romantic painters. Recently, controversy has arisen regarding the attribution of several of Goya's works, the most well known of which is The Colossus, housed in the Museo del Prado.

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