China's entombed warriors bring to Sydney one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of our time. The exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales explores the period of Chinese history preceding the Qin dynasty of the first emperor.
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!
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.
This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Examine the life and work of Rubens, who was a key figure in the extravagant Baroque style.
In 1987 in Alliance, Nebraska, a man called Jim Reinders and his extended family built a replica of Stonehenge out of cars. This program looks at the construction of Carhenge and examines what happened next.
Join Mister Maker for a brilliant Arty Party all about transport. Find out how to make eye-catching busy road pictures, and discover how Leonardo da Vinci invented a flying machine that never actually flew.
Earthy peasants working and toiling against well-observed landscapes - these were the domain of the sixteenth century Flemish artist Pieter Bruegel, creator of 'The Blind Leading The Blind', 'The Peasant Wedding' and 'The Peasant Dance'.
The second of a two-part documentary exploring the city's role as a catalyst for modernity. Profiling the experiences of artists such as composer Erik Satie, and poet Tristan Tzara, the programme focuses on the French capital's art scene.
How does art survive in a time of oppression? During the Soviet rule artists were executed, sent to mental hospital or gulags. This film takes us on a dramatic journey of sacrifice for the sake of creative freedom.
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 portrait artist Valazquez of the Baroque period.
Two random elements delivered via the big red button form Jazza's drawing challenge! On this occasion he's creating a clever canine by focussing on adding a specific characteristic to the cartoon, some intellectual glasses!
Sometimes a plant will grow out of its pot and sometimes you just want it to grow even bigger. If that's you then this episode shows you how to pot up a plant and in its new home and provide a healthy environment.
The irreverent and touching documentary featuring the life and times of one of America's most important artists, Wayne White. Explore the whimsical highs and crushing lows of the art world, and the story of a wonderfully wacky man.
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 El Greco - painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance.
Despite being a figurative painter when abstraction was the trend, Edward Hopper was and remains a defining presence in the art world. His bleak and mysterious interpretations on light and solitary characters, have inspired a generation of fellow artists, musicians and filmmakers.
This comprehensive series takes a fresh look at the most important works of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the paintings and engravings of Durer - regarded as the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance.