Art & Architecture


Sicily: Treasures of Baroque Art 52 min.

The city of Noto is famous for its Sicilian Baroque architecture, which was in fashion during its reconstruction after the earthquake in 1693. The Duomo, as well as a great number of Baroque palaces, churches and convents are all constructed in this style. In Ragusa, there are three Baroque churches: San Vincenzo Ferreri, San Giacomo (with a façade dated 1903 and eleven altars) and the Convento de...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Treasures of Baroque Art 364 min.

The series features the most beautiful cathedrals, churches, and palaces all in the Baroque style, found mainly in the countries that were under the domination of the Austrian Habsburg Empire in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century (Season 10) 180 min.

The landmark tenth season of the Peabody Award-winning Art in the Twenty-First Century television series—the longest-running television series on contemporary art—features twelve artists and one collective, charting artmaking in London, Beijing, and regions around the United States-Mexico border.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

Beijing: Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century (Season 10) 56 min.

Amid Beijing’s dizzying economic, urban and cultural transformation, four artists respond to the region's relentless evolution with urgency and ambition, all the while contending with many centuries of Chinese cultural traditions. Featuring artists Guan Xiao, Liu Xiaodong, Song Dong, Xu Bing, and Yin Xiuzhen.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

Borderlands: Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century (Season 10) 56 min.

Set in the region between the United States and Mexico---long a site of political conflict, social struggle and intense creative fermen---four artists respond to one of the most divisive moments in the history of this area. Featuring artists Tanya Aguiñiga, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Richard Misrach and Postcommodity.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

London: Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century (Season 10) 56 min.

Buoyed by London's history of artistic excellence, four artists draw inspiration from decades of British art while contending with the repercussions of colonialism and xenophobia during a time of massive political upheaval in the country. Featuring artists John Akomfrah, Phyllida Barlow, Anish Kapoor and Christian Marclay.

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How to Bend Concrete in 108 Easy Steps 27 min.

Engineering meets art as we follow a designer in his efforts to bend industrial material into beautiful furniture. Underneath the documenting of the physical process of manifesting the sculpture, we also watch the ethos and mental process of ideation, discovery, and presentation, capturing what all content creators struggle with on every project.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

London: Masterpieces of Painting in the World's Greatest Museums 53 min.

The National Gallery is Britain's most important national art museum. It is devoted solely to Italian painting: pre-Renaissance, Renaissance, and Baroque. All schools are represented with works by Fra Angelico, Boticelli, Canaletto, Lippi, Raphael, Veronese, Caravaggio, Perugino, Titian, Tintoretto, da Vinci and Michelangelo. Visitors can admire "The Virgin with the Rocks" and "The Holy Anne, Virg...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Masterpieces of Painting in the World's Greatest Museums 624 min.

These programs present the most remarkable works on display in the greatest museums of of the West, including classical painting from the 14th to the 19th century up to modern painting from Impressionism to Pop Art. About fifty masterpieces are presented and explained, as well as the period and the artistic context in which the painter evolved.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Naples: Treasures of Baroque Art 52 min.

Naples is Italy's third largest city by population. During the 15th century, it was dominated by several kingdoms of Spain that left their mark, such as many palaces with Baroque interiors. About fifteen Baroque churches, each one as sumptuous as the next, are concentrated in the historic center. One of the oldest basilicas in Naples is located in the San Lorenzo Maggiore complex. The Cathedral of...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019