In this filmed tour of the Denver Art Museum's Hamilton Building, Daniel Libeskind explains his titanium-clad, shard-like building and how the geometry on the exterior is reflected to provide spectacular spaces inside.
The struggle of scaling up artwork is never more apparent than when you're starting with a figure barely 30cm tall. When you add the difficulties of handcrafting in clay across the language barrier, then the final results speak both to an extraordinary tenacity of vision and the universality of artistic expression.
The painter accumulates the vertiginous reflections and the enigmatic echos on the court of King of Spain Philippe IV and reveals us Europe which questions on the place of the illusion and the reality.
Clients rarely ask more from a piece of art than the Macquarie Group: having spent hundreds of millions in a stunning restoration of a Sydney beaux arts building, the corporation wants to fill the last remaining space - a clunky, inaccessible ten storey light well - with an artwork that will not only look ravishing, it will drive entrepreneurial creativity among their staff.
The story of the first comprehensive display of colour field painting and abstract sculpture in Australia, following the efforts of NGV curators as they attempt to re-stage the original show for its 50th anniversary.
In the remote West Australian Aboriginal community of Bidyadanga, a new art movement has emerged. At its helm, is a young Aboriginal man, Daniel Walbidi, who lives in a modest home with his parents and extended family.
In the final part of this three-part series Waldemar Januszczak explores the English Baroque. From the Queen's House at Greenwich in London, through Britain's first important painter - William Dobson to the magnetism of Van Dyck.
In the third instalment, Edmund Capon explores how, since the 1960s, Australia and its art went global. Transformed into a migrant nation, Australia's dependence on Britain ended and artists played a huge role in shaping the new Australia.
Monumental Vision is an international arts adventure series that follows the adventures of Andrew Rogers, one of Australia's most distinguished contemporary sculptors as he works in remote and exotic locations around the world to create monumental 'earth art' called geoglyphs.
Filmed in Papua New Guinea's jungles and Brisbane in Australia, this is a fascinating look at how different cultures approach art and how one man and his wife took their art to a new audience. Charismatic artist and Highland community leader Dr Michael Mel, challenges colonial stereotyping by asking international art-goers to "construct their own native". He invites them to paint his near-naked artist partner and wife Anna, in ochres and priceless feathers.
An art practice that engages with chance and coincidence and seeks to explore the deep beauties of the universe at work? Sounds tricky - so to turn that into Big Art takes enormous dedication to the most intricate processes at every stage of production - not to mention taking molten bronze well outside the safety zone.
Danny Eastwood is an influential and groundbreaking Australian Indigenous artist who has been working in the Blacktown community for over 30 years. At 68 years old he has retired three times - but unable to say no, Eastwood finds himself continuing at a tireless pace teaching art classes throughout his community.
In March 2013, John Olsen began work on his largest painting since the Sydney Opera House mural Salute to Five Bells. The eight metre by six metre mural titled The King Sun was transported to Melbourne and installed in the new Collins Square complex. This film follows the painting from blank panels to the installation in Melbourne.
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