Through eight centuries of the trials and tribulations of politics and History, and architecture and art, a medieval fortress has become the largest museum in the world – the Louvre in Paris. The turbulent tale of this me...> more
This series of movies of 26 minutes, shows how a painted image echos the spirit of her time, to a particular historic event.
This film provides the opportunity to follow an outstanding project – the restoration of one of the Louvre Museum’s greatest icons, the Winged Victory of Samothrace.
The interwar period is significant for its tumults of enthusiasm and illusion. Communism is a tempting alternative, and the desire for social, moral, artistic, and political revolution hangs in the air...
The China Academy of Art allowed architect Wang Shu (Pritzker Prize, 2012) to work in total freedom.
In joyous, early 20th century Montmartre, a band of penniless artists comprising Max Jacob, Picasso, Apollinaire, Derain and Vlaminck, among others, takes up residence in an old piano factory : le Bateau-Lavoir.
16th century Antwerp was rather like 1950s New York. What was once a city of craftsmen and fishermen at the entrance to the North Sea became a leading finance hub.
John Howe is one of the creators of the visual universe of the two trilogies “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit”. In New Zealand, he reveals the places that inspired him and the decors that were cre...> more