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Daydreams and Nightmares

In this sweeping production, British art historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the art of the Low Countries. Examining the formation of a ground-breaking school of painting by artists such as Jan van Eyck and Hieronymus Bosch, Graham-Dixon then turns to the prosperous Dutch Golden Age of the seventeenth century that fostered the careers of Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, and others.

Boom and Bust (2013, 52 min.)

In this sweeping production, British art historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the art of the Low Countries. Examining the formation of a ground-breaking school of painting by artists such as Jan van Eyck and Hieronymus Bosch, Graham-Dixon then turns to the prosperous Dutch Golden Age of the seventeenth century that fostered the careers of Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, and others.

Dream of Plenty (2013, 52 min.)

In this sweeping production, British art historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the art of the Low Countries. Examining the formation of a ground-breaking school of painting by artists such as Jan van Eyck and Hieronymus Bosch, Graham-Dixon then turns to the prosperous Dutch Golden Age of the seventeenth century that fostered the careers of Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, and others.

The Age of Revolution (2017, 60 min.)

From the time of China’s first emperor to the arrival of Buddhism and Christianity, and from the building of the Great Wall and the Forbidden City to clashes with the British Empire and the rise of communism, this six-part documentary chronicles the world’s oldest continuous culture. British historian Michael Wood narrates these visually sumptuous and conceptually dynamic episodes that explore contemporary life in China while charting the country’s rich history. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition From the Lands of Asia.

The Last Empire (2017, 60 min.)

From the time of China’s first emperor to the arrival of Buddhism and Christianity, and from the building of the Great Wall and the Forbidden City to clashes with the British Empire and the rise of communism, this six-part documentary chronicles the world’s oldest continuous culture. British historian Michael Wood narrates these visually sumptuous and conceptually dynamic episodes that explore contemporary life in China while charting the country’s rich history. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition From the Lands of Asia.

The Ming (2017, 60 min.)

From the time of China’s first emperor to the arrival of Buddhism and Christianity, and from the building of the Great Wall and the Forbidden City to clashes with the British Empire and the rise of communism, this six-part documentary chronicles the world’s oldest continuous culture. British historian Michael Wood narrates these visually sumptuous and conceptually dynamic episodes that explore contemporary life in China while charting the country’s rich history. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition From the Lands of Asia.

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