The Art on Your Wall

The Art on Your Wall

July 17th, 2013 | Documentaries, England, TV, Videos

Sue Perkins charts the changes in British taste towards domestic art by delving into the stories of contemporary bestsellers, charting the history of post-war prints and aiming to see first hand what the average British person displays above their mantelpiece. Half of British living rooms… Read More

Artist to use unused TV channels for New Orleans project

Artist to use unused TV channels for New Orleans project

June 27th, 2013 | Conceptual Art, Contemporary Art, TV, USA

Conceptual artist Mary Ellen Carroll‘s latest vision, PUBLIC UTILITY 2.0, would combine unused TV channels, emblematic cultural symbols and cutting-edge wireless technology from Rice University for connectivity in underresourced communities across greater New Orleans. Carroll plans to build PUBLIC UTILITY 2.0 for the upcoming Prospect.3… Read More

Brush With Fame – John Cleese

Brush With Fame – John Cleese

June 10th, 2013 | England, Paintings, TV, Videos

John Cleese sits for a portrait, as John Myatt captures the actor and comedian on canvas in the style of Matisse. And there are 12 more episodes from this rather unknown, light hearted ITV daytime television show in our playlist here. A “Brush with Fame”… Read More

Sky Arts looking for Britain’s Most Talented Portrait Artist of the year

Sky Arts looking for Britain’s Most Talented Portrait Artist of the year

March 29th, 2013 | England, Ireland, Portraits, TV

The game is on to find Britain’s Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year with a £10,000 commission to paint double Booker Prize-winner Hilary Mantel as the first prize. Dame Joan Bakewell and comedian Frank Skinner will present the six-part series which climaxes with a… Read More

Joseph Campbell’s “The Power of Myth”

Joseph Campbell’s “The Power of Myth”

March 18th, 2013 | Art History, Documentaries, Podcasts, Talks, TV, Videos

Twenty-five years ago, renowned scholar Joseph Campbell sat down with veteran journalist Bill Moyers for a series of interviews that became one of the most enduring and popular programs ever aired on PBS. In dialogues that span millennia of history and far-flung geography, the two… Read More

The Portlandia Art Project

The Portlandia Art Project

February 20th, 2013 | Satire, TV, Videos

Yes, the dream of the 90s is still alive in Portland and “Portlandia”, that wonderful little award-winning TV series from Independent Film Channel (IFC), is stil a lot of fun. Following the viral hit “Just put a bird on it”, the creatives have come up… Read More

TV: Da Vinci’s Demons – Leonardo becomes action hero

TV: Da Vinci’s Demons – Leonardo becomes action hero

February 12th, 2013 | Old Masters, TV, USA

Lately Leonardo da Vinci has become a main character in a popular video game, a comic book hero and the center of a trashy conspiracy novel. Now Leonardo finally gets his own TV series and since it would be kind of boring to watch the… Read More

Shooting The Past – TV Drama on the Power of Photos

Shooting The Past – TV Drama on the Power of Photos

January 10th, 2013 | England, Photography, TV, Videos

Shooting The Past, a television drama by Stephen Poliakoff, focusses around a photographic library threatened by closure, and the lives of its eccentric staff. It features Timothy Spall and Lindsay Duncan, was awarded Best Drama Series at the Royal Television Society Awards of the same… Read More

French Artists get Lost in LA

French Artists get Lost in LA

November 24th, 2012 | Contemporary Art, France, Shows, TV

LOST (in LA) is an exhibition and an innovative dialogue between LA artists and French artists. It reproduces the quintessential Los Angeles experience of being lost in the heart of this metropolis. Layers of time and space appear to be interlaced together atop a hill… Read More

Da Vinci’s Demons – Leonardo gets a TV Series

Da Vinci’s Demons – Leonardo gets a TV Series

November 5th, 2012 | Old Masters, TV

Da Vinci’s Demons is a television drama series in production about Leonardo da Vinci’s early life, scheduled to première on the FX UK and Starz networks in 2013. The series is being written by David S. Goyer and marks the first collaborative effort between Starz… Read More