Vermeer – The Movie

Vermeer – The Movie

Sony Pictures Classics announced they have acquired worldwide rights to the documentary TIM’S VERMEER, directed by Teller of PENN & TELLER fame. Produced by Teller’s stage partner Penn Jillette and Farley Ziegler, the film follows Tim Jenison, a Texas based inventor, as he attempts to… Read More

Ron English – Popaganda

Ron English – Popaganda

August 5th, 2013 | Documentaries, Pop Art, Street Art, USA, Videos

The modern day Robin Hood of Madison Avenue, the subversive artist Ron English is on a mission to liberate all billboards. He paints, perverts, infiltrates, reinvents and satirizes modern culture on hundreds of pirated billboards. Popaganda chronicles the evolution of an artist who offers an… Read More

Tour the new Rijksmuseum

Tour the new Rijksmuseum

August 5th, 2013 | Documentaries, Museums, Netherlands, Videos

Shot over the course of four days, this 60 minutes film captures the first reactions to the reopening of the iconic Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, with cameras following as Rembrandt’s Night Watch returns to the museum, carried through the streets of Amsterdam by the same removal… Read More

The High Art of the Low Countries

The High Art of the Low Countries

Andrew Graham-Dixon shows how the art of Renaissance Flanders evolved from the craft of precious tapestries within the Duchy of Burgundy into a leading painting school in its own right. Starting his journey at the magnificent altarpiece of Ghent Cathedral created by the Van Eyck… Read More

The Art of Eternity

The Art of Eternity

August 1st, 2013 | Art History, Documentaries, Religion, Videos

How should art depict the relationship between man and God? How can art best express eternal values? Can you, and should you, portray the face of Christ? For over a thousand years these were some of the questions which taxed the minds of the greatest… Read More

The Life of Francis Bacon – The Videos

The Life of Francis Bacon – The Videos

July 31st, 2013 | Documentaries, England, Ireland, Paintings, Videos

“If you really love life, you’re walking in the shadow of death all the time…Death is the shadow of life, and the more one is obsessed with life the more one is obsessed with death. I’m greedy for life and I’m greedy as an artist.”… Read More

The Future of Art (Not!)

The Future of Art (Not!)

July 31st, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Documentaries, Videos

“In 1831 Honoré de Balzac wrote a short story, “The Unknown Masterpiece,” in which he invented the abstract painting. Almost 200 years later, writer Ingo Niermann tries to follow in his footsteps to imagine a new epoch-making artwork. Together with the artist Erik Niedling he… Read More

The Art of the Vikings

The Art of the Vikings

July 31st, 2013 | Art History, Documentaries, Sweden, Videos

In the autumn of 1915, on the shore of Lewis, a group of ornaments buried during the Viking period were found. Some of these ornaments were bronze brooches, ornaments that had detailed interlaced patterns, buckles and an iron knife. Looking at the size of the… Read More

Inside Out – A chat with Richard Rogers RA

Inside Out – A chat with Richard Rogers RA

July 30th, 2013 | Architecture, Documentaries, Shows

Richard Rogers RA is one of the most successful and influential architects in the world. He is responsible for some of the most radical designs of the 20th century, including the Pompidou Centre in Paris (with Renzo Piano), Lloyd’s of London and the Law Courts… Read More

When Björk met Attenborough

When Björk met Attenborough

July 30th, 2013 | Documentaries, Music, Science, Videos

Award-winning musician Björk and legendary broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough have admired each other’s work for years but this is the first time they have discussed their mutual love of music and the natural world on screen. In this remarkable documentary, Björk explores our… Read More