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Photo
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Photo: New Vision - Experimental Photography Of The 1920s

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  June 29, 2013
Covering all the major movements and trends in the history of photography, this authoritative series goes behind some of the most famous images of the last 150 years, ...

Covering all the major movements and trends in the history of photography, this authoritative series goes behind some of the most famous images of the last 150 years, analysing and using quirky visual techniques to illustrate the works and show how they were achieved.

The Outstretched Hand
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The Outstretched Hand

SBS  |  December 8, 2012
After the success of IM Pei's glass pyramid at the Louvre in 1989, a new architectural project was born to house a new wing devoted to Islamic artworks. This is the story of ...

After the success of IM Pei's glass pyramid at the Louvre in 1989, a new architectural project was born to house a new wing devoted to Islamic artworks. This is the story of the genesis of the new building and its 'flying carpet' roof, in the Cour Visconti.

Anselm Kiefer
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Anselm Kiefer

SBS  |  February 11, 2012
Filmmaker Sophie Fiennes examines the mysterious world of German artist, Anselm Kiefer, on his estate in Barjac, southern France, which he has transformed into an ...

Filmmaker Sophie Fiennes examines the mysterious world of German artist, Anselm Kiefer, on his estate in Barjac, southern France, which he has transformed into an extraordinary artistic centre, at once the place where his paintings and sculptures are housed and displayed, and a colossal, evolving architectural artwork in itself.

Every Picture Tells A Story
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Every Picture Tells A Story: The Tempest

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  SBS  |  February 20, 2010
There is great controversy about the meaning and symbolism of Giorgione's 'The Tempest' and presenter Waldemar Januszczak believes he's cracked the artist's code. Giorgione is ...

There is great controversy about the meaning and symbolism of Giorgione's 'The Tempest' and presenter Waldemar Januszczak believes he's cracked the artist's code. Giorgione is one of art history's most mysterious painters and his 'The Tempest' is one of the world's most mysterious paintings.

Conversations With Australian Artists
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Conversations With Australian Artists: John Mawurndjul

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  July 1, 2011
A documentary series commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales that offers a unique view into contemporary art practice in Australia through portraits of three ...

A documentary series commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales that offers a unique view into contemporary art practice in Australia through portraits of three significant and diverse artists.

Fairweather Man
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Fairweather Man

STUDIO  |  June 1, 2010
An intimate portrait of the life and work of one of Australia's greatest painters. When Ian Fairweather died in 1974, Australia not only lost an extraordinary artist but one ...

An intimate portrait of the life and work of one of Australia's greatest painters. When Ian Fairweather died in 1974, Australia not only lost an extraordinary artist but one of its greatest eccentrics. However, the reclusive, driven artist left behind a wonderful legacy - a body of marvellous paintings that today are highly collectible and hang on the walls of galleries around the world.

Create
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Create: Mossarium

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  September 2, 2017
This mossarium is the perfect way to create a low maintenance and beautiful mini moss garden that you can keep in the house. Check out this episode to find out how to create ...

This mossarium is the perfect way to create a low maintenance and beautiful mini moss garden that you can keep in the house. Check out this episode to find out how to create your very own!

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  Discovery Kids  |  January 10, 2018
Make a birthday cake you won't believe, makes your own wrapping paper, trick up a balloon party decoration, and create the perfect party nail art.

Make a birthday cake you won't believe, makes your own wrapping paper, trick up a balloon party decoration, and create the perfect party nail art.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 10  |  7flix  |  January 20, 2018
Make an animal inspired wig using felt, paint, paper, glue and card, or catch up with Alex as he designs a Finding Nemo image out of pool related materials. After that, Lloyd ...

Make an animal inspired wig using felt, paint, paper, glue and card, or catch up with Alex as he designs a Finding Nemo image out of pool related materials. After that, Lloyd constructs an owl out of thin tissue paper, glue and felt, and lastly, make yourself a fird (half bird, half fish) with modelling clay, card, magnets, paint and markers.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 25  |  ABC2 Kids  |  May 10, 2016
In the UK, we find out whether he can make a funny fur hand in under a minute; in South Africa the Mini Makers help build a really wild animal picture; and in Hong Kong look ...

In the UK, we find out whether he can make a funny fur hand in under a minute; in South Africa the Mini Makers help build a really wild animal picture; and in Hong Kong look out for some really arty fun with kitchen foil.

The Sculpture Diaries
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The Sculpture Diaries: Legacy

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  BBC Knowledge  |  August 17, 2010
Renowned art critic Waldemar Januszczak continues his witty and intriguing journey exploring the world's sculpture. Exploring the way that sculpture has been enlisted by ...

Renowned art critic Waldemar Januszczak continues his witty and intriguing journey exploring the world's sculpture. Exploring the way that sculpture has been enlisted by society, politics and religion, Januszczak travels across the world to Easter Island to see the extraordinary sculptural legacy the civilisation left there. He also uncovers the secrets of Mount Rushmore, Dakota, where four US presidents' faces are carved into the mountain and then visits a Lithuanian theme park filled with statues of Lenin, Stalin and Marx.

Every Picture Tells A Story
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Every Picture Tells A Story: Boy Bitten By Lizard

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  January 9, 2010
Well-known art critic Waldemar Januszczak explores the myths behind and origins of some of the world's most famous and beautiful paintings. Who is the mysterious "Mona Lisa", ...

Well-known art critic Waldemar Januszczak explores the myths behind and origins of some of the world's most famous and beautiful paintings. Who is the mysterious "Mona Lisa", and how did she come to feature in the most famous painting in the world? What is the disturbing moral of Rembrandt's "The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Tulp"? And how does Botticelli's representation of the goddess of love in "The Birth of Venus" reflect the bloody drama of high Renaissance Florence?

How Art Made the World
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How Art Made the World: The Day Pictures Were Born

Episode 2  |  ABC  |  September 2, 2008
The discovery of prehistoric cave paintings led to the shocking realisation that humans have been creating art for over 30,000 years. Episode 2 reveals how the very first ...

The discovery of prehistoric cave paintings led to the shocking realisation that humans have been creating art for over 30,000 years. Episode 2 reveals how the very first pictures were created, and how images may have triggered change in human history.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 8  |  7flix  |  January 20, 2018
Channel your sporty spirit with this Art Attack ice hockey goalkeeper, using a recycled cardboard box, a tiny bottle, a ruler, modelling clay, paint, a chopstick and some ...

Channel your sporty spirit with this Art Attack ice hockey goalkeeper, using a recycled cardboard box, a tiny bottle, a ruler, modelling clay, paint, a chopstick and some fresh ideas for your team's uniform. Then check out Alex's football scene made from sporting goods, and follow along as Lloyd makes a scoreboard for your new ice hockey goalkeeper out of card, felt, paint, and Velcro dots. Lastly, make a perfectly organised skipping rope and basketball inspired holder out of two small bottles, cardboard, rope, paint, glue and paper.

Crafty Kids Club
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Crafty Kids Club: A Bird In The Hat/Nuts For Mice

Season 1  |  Episode 26  |  Discovery Kids  |  November 23, 2017
Clara and her friends are busy preparing a neighbourhood tea party. All the neighbours are invited, even Mr Groucho.

Clara and her friends are busy preparing a neighbourhood tea party. All the neighbours are invited, even Mr Groucho.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  Discovery Kids  |  January 7, 2018
Make some cool characters out of recycled materials, meet a movie sculptor and prop maker, a backpack makeover with a monster theme, and make a robot that can dance and draw.

Make some cool characters out of recycled materials, meet a movie sculptor and prop maker, a backpack makeover with a monster theme, and make a robot that can dance and draw.

Deadly Art
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Deadly Art: Mountain Gorilla

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  Discovery Kids  |  May 27, 2018
Jo and Mike take on possibly the largest project of all and fill the studio with a massive mountain gorilla. You can make your own talking gorilla puppet too.

Jo and Mike take on possibly the largest project of all and fill the studio with a massive mountain gorilla. You can make your own talking gorilla puppet too.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 12  |  Discovery Kids  |  February 28, 2018
Antony has a funky sketch, Charlotte shows you how to make your own crown from lace, and make a really cute necklace with Jye.

Antony has a funky sketch, Charlotte shows you how to make your own crown from lace, and make a really cute necklace with Jye.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  ABC2 Kids  |  April 24, 2016
In South Africa Mister Maker creates a sensational shark picture, in Australia, we find out if he can make a marble creature and in the UK there's a great way of creating ...

In South Africa Mister Maker creates a sensational shark picture, in Australia, we find out if he can make a marble creature and in the UK there's a great way of creating colourful works of art from pieces of fruit.

Mister Maker's Arty Party
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Mister Maker's Arty Party: Dots and Spots

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  ABC2 Kids  |  June 12, 2016
Find out how to make unusual colourful printed patterns, and discover how Georges Seurat made a famous spotty painting with lots of dots. Scrappz shows us how to make a cute ...

Find out how to make unusual colourful printed patterns, and discover how Georges Seurat made a famous spotty painting with lots of dots. Scrappz shows us how to make a cute bird picture with punched paper pieces.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 23  |  ABC2 Kids  |  May 8, 2016
In the UK, how to make a cheeky apple surprise in under a minute; the Mini Makers build a super crocodile swamp in South America; and in South Africa, look out for a ...

In the UK, how to make a cheeky apple surprise in under a minute; the Mini Makers build a super crocodile swamp in South America; and in South Africa, look out for a sensational silhouette inspired by a graceful giraffe.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 22  |  ABC2 Kids  |  May 7, 2016
In South America the team create a monster-sized plant picture. In Australia find out if he can make a bottle top cake in under a minute, and in Hong Kong we make a cool ...

In South America the team create a monster-sized plant picture. In Australia find out if he can make a bottle top cake in under a minute, and in Hong Kong we make a cool creature with a fabulous fan.

The Day Before
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The Day Before: Jeremy Scott

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  STUDIO  |  December 9, 2012
A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

Paris: The Luminous Years
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Paris: The Luminous Years

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  June 18, 2011
Paris was the centre of artistic and cultural life from the dawn of the 20th century up the start of World War II. This two-part film explores how and why emigre artists from ...

Paris was the centre of artistic and cultural life from the dawn of the 20th century up the start of World War II. This two-part film explores how and why emigre artists from around the world flocked to the City of Light to interact and ply their trade. It follows the major trends and modernist movements, ending with the great financial crash of 1929.

The Sculpture Diaries
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The Sculpture Diaries: History

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  BBC Knowledge  |  August 10, 2010
A quirky and at times dark journey through sculptures with leading British art critic Waldemar Januszczak, is a fascinating look at inspiring and remarkable pieces all around ...

A quirky and at times dark journey through sculptures with leading British art critic Waldemar Januszczak, is a fascinating look at inspiring and remarkable pieces all around the world. The three-part series travels from a remote Nigerian village to the legendary Easter Island where sombre mysterious structures dominate from a previous civilisation. He also visits a Lithuanian theme park featuring old Communist statues of Lenin, Stalin and Marx.

Connected By Light
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Connected By Light

ABC  |  February 21, 2010
Connected By Light is a visually rich documentary that follows internationally acclaimed Australian media-artist Lynette Wallworth, as she creates a new work Duality of Light. ...

Connected By Light is a visually rich documentary that follows internationally acclaimed Australian media-artist Lynette Wallworth, as she creates a new work Duality of Light. Wallworth's work is storming the traditional boundaries between art galleries and film festivals, and she is being invited to exhibit her installations at major festivals around the world.

Francisco Goya
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Francisco Goya

SBS  |  July 17, 2010
Francisco Goya was born in Aragon, Spain, in 1746. He underwent a major change following a road accident in 1793 and subsequently suffered a stroke that left him deaf. Before ...

Francisco Goya was born in Aragon, Spain, in 1746. He underwent a major change following a road accident in 1793 and subsequently suffered a stroke that left him deaf. Before 1793, his paintings represented joyful scenes, in bright colours and after his accident he drew grim representations showing the ugly side of human nature.

The Day Before
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The Day Before: Fendi By Karl Lagerfeld

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS2  |  May 28, 2011
A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

How Art Made The World
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How Art Made The World: Once Upon A Time

Episode 4  |  ABC  |  September 16, 2008
Each year over seven billion people across the world are drawn to see the latest feature films in the cinema. This episode reveals how the most powerful storytelling medium ...

Each year over seven billion people across the world are drawn to see the latest feature films in the cinema. This episode reveals how the most powerful storytelling medium ever created exploits visual techniques invented by artists in the ancient world.

How Art Made The World
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How Art Made The World: The Art Of Persuasion

Episode 3  |  ABC  |  September 9, 2008
In episode three, art historian Nigel Spivey takes a look at how some of our most notorious rulers - Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Chairman Mao and Saddam Hussein - have all ...

In episode three, art historian Nigel Spivey takes a look at how some of our most notorious rulers - Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Chairman Mao and Saddam Hussein - have all exploited the power of imagery to achieve and retain power, and he travels back in time to unearth when art's potential as a political tool was first discovered.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 11  |  Discovery Kids  |  February 21, 2018
Rhyah has a face painting look that will really pop, Tilly sculpts a jewellery holder from clay, and Ally has some simple tips to take your drawings to the next level.

Rhyah has a face painting look that will really pop, Tilly sculpts a jewellery holder from clay, and Ally has some simple tips to take your drawings to the next level.

Painting Australia
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Painting Australia: Bendigo

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  STUDIO  |  August 29, 2011
In Painting Australia six prominent Australian landscape painters take us to their favourite locations; those often hidden and secret places that inspire their work and ignite ...

In Painting Australia six prominent Australian landscape painters take us to their favourite locations; those often hidden and secret places that inspire their work and ignite their passion. Part painting competition, part off-road adventure tour, Painting Australia is a series that incorporates art, history, culture, literature, architecture and travel, and explores some of the most remote and beautiful regions of Australia.

The Day Before
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The Day Before: Nina Ricci

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  STUDIO  |  December 9, 2012
A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

The Day Before
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The Day Before: Lanvin

STUDIO  |  May 15, 2013
A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

The Day Before
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The Day Before: Isabel Marant

STUDIO  |  May 22, 2013
A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

The Hidden Life Of Masterpieces
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The Hidden Life Of Masterpieces

SBS  |  July 16, 2011
Internationally renowned Leonardo experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the walls and out of their ...

Internationally renowned Leonardo experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the walls and out of their frames for close examination. The Louvre holds seven of his 15 masterpieces, which constitutes the most important collection of Leonardos in the world.

Mister Maker's Arty Party
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Mister Maker's Arty Party: Circles

Season 1  |  Episode 26  |  ABC2 Kids  |  June 30, 2016
Join Mister Maker, Scrappz and the Mini Makers from Ashford for a brilliant Arty Party, all about circles. Find out how to make an eye-catching circle print picture and learn ...

Join Mister Maker, Scrappz and the Mini Makers from Ashford for a brilliant Arty Party, all about circles. Find out how to make an eye-catching circle print picture and learn how Wassily Kandinsky used circles in his art.

How Art Made The World
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How Art Made The World: More Human Than Human

Episode 1  |  ABC  |  August 26, 2008
What links the Hello Boys! Wonderbra campaign, Michaelangelo's David and a 35,000 year old stone statuette? You may not have noticed, but images dominate our lives, telling ...

What links the Hello Boys! Wonderbra campaign, Michaelangelo's David and a 35,000 year old stone statuette? You may not have noticed, but images dominate our lives, telling us how to behave, what to think and even how to feel. The five part series How Art Made The World reveals that the images and pictures that surround us today aren't recent inventions, but originate in a world that is hundreds of thousands of years old.

Eye For An Elephant
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Eye For An Elephant

ABC  |  November 13, 2009
An Eye For An Elephant is the story of a cameraman with a love for the greatest creatures on earth. From secretive elephants deep in the Congo to a female elephant giving ...

An Eye For An Elephant is the story of a cameraman with a love for the greatest creatures on earth. From secretive elephants deep in the Congo to a female elephant giving birth at night, Martyn Colbeck has seen - and filmed - it all. His passion for these giant creatures has led to a career in recording the most astonishing elephant images ever seen.

Every Picture Tells A Story
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Every Picture Tells A Story: Mona Lisa

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  SBS  |  February 13, 2010
Program host Januszczak wonders about the mystery of Mona Lisa's elusive identity and that of her smile. Even her eyebrows are mysterious. Why doesn't she have any? Januszczak ...

Program host Januszczak wonders about the mystery of Mona Lisa's elusive identity and that of her smile. Even her eyebrows are mysterious. Why doesn't she have any? Januszczak is able, however, to solve the mystery of why this painting has become the most famous painting in the world.

Create
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Create: Terrarium

Season 2  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  September 4, 2017
Ever wanted to create your own mini world in a jar? In this episode of Create you will find out exactly what you will need to make your very own mini self-sustaining garden.

Ever wanted to create your own mini world in a jar? In this episode of Create you will find out exactly what you will need to make your very own mini self-sustaining garden.

Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave
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Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave: A Drawing Adventure

Season 1  |  Episode 47  |  BBC CBeebies  |  July 4, 2017
Join in the fun with Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave as they go on magical adventures. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave get creative, drawing the flowers in Hatty's garden.

Join in the fun with Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave as they go on magical adventures. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave get creative, drawing the flowers in Hatty's garden.

Crafty Kids Club
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Crafty Kids Club: Matt's Cuddly Little Secret/The Big Secret

Season 1  |  Episode 25  |  Discovery Kids  |  November 22, 2017
Matt, who never throws anything away, still has his beloved 'binky' from when he was a tiny tot.

Matt, who never throws anything away, still has his beloved 'binky' from when he was a tiny tot.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  Discovery Kids  |  January 17, 2018
An amazing wall canvas project for your bedroom walls, meet an artist from the Top End, how to achieve the dream photo effect you sometimes see in the movies, and an awesome ...

An amazing wall canvas project for your bedroom walls, meet an artist from the Top End, how to achieve the dream photo effect you sometimes see in the movies, and an awesome home for your pets.

The Art Of War
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The Art Of War: Far From The Frontline

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  STUDIO  |  June 13, 2011
In World War II, women such as Sybil Craig, Stella Bowen and Nora Heysen were recruited for the first time as official war artists, recording in particular the contribution of ...

In World War II, women such as Sybil Craig, Stella Bowen and Nora Heysen were recruited for the first time as official war artists, recording in particular the contribution of woman to the war effort. On the home front, Margaret Preston and John Brack along with Sydney trio William Dobell, Donald Friend and Russell Drysdale provided a different perspective of the war experience.

The Day Before
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The Day Before: Diane Von Furstenburg

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  STUDIO  |  June 13, 2012
A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Discovery Kids  |  March 21, 2018
Turn your water gun into a paint gun, make adorable clay photo holders, and pottery with Joe Darling.

Turn your water gun into a paint gun, make adorable clay photo holders, and pottery with Joe Darling.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 10  |  Discovery Kids  |  February 14, 2018
Jye has a cool way to jazz up your pyjamas, Jacqui makes a foosball table from scratch, and meet Les Huddleston who gets arty with didjeridu.

Jye has a cool way to jazz up your pyjamas, Jacqui makes a foosball table from scratch, and meet Les Huddleston who gets arty with didjeridu.

A Journey Through Asian Art
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A Journey Through Asian Art: Unseen Worlds

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  July 25, 2014
A series focusing on Asian visual artists and their work. Be amazed by the vibrant art from Asia as academic and writer Alison Carroll goes directly to the source, talking ...

A series focusing on Asian visual artists and their work. Be amazed by the vibrant art from Asia as academic and writer Alison Carroll goes directly to the source, talking with artists from Asia and Australia in their studios. We visit museums, including their storerooms and vaults, where Alison reveals key works from the 20th century that led Asian Art to where it is today.

Mister Maker Comes to Town
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Mister Maker Comes to Town: August 14, 2016

ABC2 Kids  |  August 14, 2016
Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

A Journey Through Asian Art
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A Journey Through Asian Art: Trade Winds

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC ME  |  August 15, 2014
In the 1940s in Manila a debate raged in the daily press about Modern art. Victorio Edades wanted to find a way "to blend and integrate all our impressions with our Oriental ...

In the 1940s in Manila a debate raged in the daily press about Modern art. Victorio Edades wanted to find a way "to blend and integrate all our impressions with our Oriental heritage and traditional Christian culture". The Spanish had been in The Philippines for so long that Catholicism was a tradition for them.

A Journey Through Asian Art
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A Journey Through Asian Art: New Harmony

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  ABC ME  |  August 21, 2015
By the end of the 20th century Asia had started to become a significant economic and technological modern power.

By the end of the 20th century Asia had started to become a significant economic and technological modern power.

Propositions For An Uncertain Future
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Propositions For An Uncertain Future

ABC  |  August 19, 2012
Five artists created original artworks, each installed for a month in City Square, Melbourne. Each piece profiles the artist, the process of making the work and the public's ...

Five artists created original artworks, each installed for a month in City Square, Melbourne. Each piece profiles the artist, the process of making the work and the public's reaction via vox pops to the artworks.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Raphael

ABC ME  |  December 7, 2017
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Muse Thalia is having fun kidding Dada, but she escapes from the Parnassus of Rafael, and Mati and Dada have to bring her back!

Muse Thalia is having fun kidding Dada, but she escapes from the Parnassus of Rafael, and Mati and Dada have to bring her back!

A Journey Through Asian Art
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A Journey Through Asian Art: The Way Between

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  ABC ME  |  June 26, 2015
The destruction, and military failure in WWII created space for young Japanese artists to critic the status quo. We visit the vaults of a museum in Tokyo where a key work in ...

The destruction, and military failure in WWII created space for young Japanese artists to critic the status quo. We visit the vaults of a museum in Tokyo where a key work in the new style hangs.

Your Paintings
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Your Paintings: Jan Van Eyck

ABC ME  |  April 7, 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.

A Journey Through Asian Art
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A Journey Through Asian Art: East and West

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC ME  |  August 8, 2014
We all know Gauguin travelled to the South Seas, but what is less well know is that it was seeing images of the temple at Borobudur that inspired him to leave France. The sway ...

We all know Gauguin travelled to the South Seas, but what is less well know is that it was seeing images of the temple at Borobudur that inspired him to leave France. The sway of the human form in the Indonesian temple carvings can be clearly seen in his woodcuts. Down the road from Borobudur lives the contemporary artist Lucia Hartini. An artist whose work is inspired partly by European Surrealism.

A Journey Through Asian Art
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A Journey Through Asian Art: Raw Materials

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  ABC ME  |  November 27, 2014
Join Alison Carroll, as she looks beyond the immediate, the new and the different. East Asian art, which the West finds so exciting, has emerged from a variety of traditions, ...

Join Alison Carroll, as she looks beyond the immediate, the new and the different. East Asian art, which the West finds so exciting, has emerged from a variety of traditions, some Asian, some European, some American.

Big Art
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Big Art: Colours Are The Country

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  January 8, 2016
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 ...

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.

Daniel Libeskind
23:30

Daniel Libeskind

ABC  |  May 6, 2012
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 ...

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.

A Journey Through Asian Art
10:00

A Journey Through Asian Art: Red Ink

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC ME  |  August 22, 2014
In 1930s Shanghai the writer Lu Xun asked artists to create woodblock prints that showed the hardship of life. Woodblocks had been developed in China centuries before, but it ...

In 1930s Shanghai the writer Lu Xun asked artists to create woodblock prints that showed the hardship of life. Woodblocks had been developed in China centuries before, but it was the more recent work of Kathe Kollwitz that inspired the return to the form.

Smart Secrets Of Famous Paintings
26:11

Smart Secrets Of Famous Paintings: The Painter's Studio by Courbet

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  May 16, 2015
The movie throws us at the heart of the Second Empire. A few years after the revolution of July, 1848. Gustave Courbet offers his vision of the society through a critical ...

The movie throws us at the heart of the Second Empire. A few years after the revolution of July, 1848. Gustave Courbet offers his vision of the society through a critical realism denouncing the authoritarian power of Napoleon III.

Big Art
23:59

Big Art: Felled

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  January 28, 2016
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 ...

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.

Smart Secrets Of Famous Paintings
26:17

Smart Secrets Of Famous Paintings: Las Meninas By Velazquez

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  May 2, 2015
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 ...

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.

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