This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the work of Italian painter Giotto (1266-1337), one of the first Renaissance painters.
Seeks to uncover the facts behind the life of Jan Vermeer, the 17th century Dutch artist who lived and worked as a Catholic in a Protestant culture. Vermeer was unusual in that, having inherited his fathers business, he painted purely for pleasure.
This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the life and work of Van Gogh, one of the greatest modern painters of all time.
Find out how to make an amazing mountain range from torn leftover wrapping paper, and discover how William Morris made famous repeat-patterned wallpaper, after taking a stroll in his rose-filled garden.
This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the work of Dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt.
A biography of Paul Cezanne, told by art historians and readings from his own diaries and letters. Narrated by Jacqueline Bisset. Inspired by the exhibition of the same name at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.
Contemporary artists, photographers and opinion leaders unravel the extraordinary and mysterious impact of Johannes Vermeer on our day and age. Features Tom Hunter, Chuck Close, Erwin Olaf and Philip-Lorca diCorcia and many more.
The final of this series examines sculpture in the landscape. Art critic Waldemar Januszczak visits the giant mountain carving in South Dakota of Lakota Indian Crazy Horse, started 60 years ago as an antidote to the Mount Rushmore presidential carvings.
Apart from the sun and water, plants need other nutrients to grow and be healthy. One of the best ways to get these nutrients to the plants is through fertiliser. In this episode, we show you how to make plant fertilisers.
If you've ever seen a cool plant and wondered how you could have your own then this episode of Create is for you! Propagation is all about how to take a cutting from a parent plant and use it to grow your very own plant!
Follows the unique commission Martin Firrell received from St. Pauls Cathedral in London to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the completion of Christopher Wren's masterpiece. Firrell is often categorised as a cultural activist, an artist who projects text in public spaces to promote social change.
Mister Maker, Scrappz and Tocky find out how to make something prehistoric in South America. In Australia, discover if Mister Maker can make a gorgeous glitter badge. And see what's cooking in a Hong Kong street market.
This comprehensive series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow examines the work of Leonardo da Vinci, including one of the world's most famous paintings the Mona Lisa.
This documentary explores the relationship between art and war, using animation inspired by images from some of the greatest artists in history. The soundtrack is Shostakovich's brutal Leningrad Symphony.
We follow the creative journey of five contemporary artists from blank canvas to finished painting. Each artist has a different relationship to the land they paint yet all are attempting to express their identity through their work.
Jida has been asked to re-teach the story of "Bunjil the wedgetail eagle". Around a bush campfire, Rogers discusses the Dreamtime and learns the importance of this story and why it needs to be remembered.
Getting crafty in the classroom today? Check out some of our favourite arty ideas from Play School, Mister Maker and Art Attack for DIY minibeasts, monsters, puppets and more. (ACAVAM107,ACAVAM111,ACAVAM115,VCAVAV022,VCAVAV026)
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)