August 24, 2016 Back To News

Binge-worthy Art Documentaries on YouTube

Here are some of our favorite art documentaries on YouTube for your End of Summer binges, enjoy!

Simon Schama’s Power of Art
Can art really change the world? In each episode, Simon Schama explores a key work of an artist and the role it played in shaping the generation. Here we have Rothko’s Seagram Murals.


The Shock of the New by Robert Hughes
The seminal TV series by critic and historian Robert Hughes that had major impact when first aired in 1980.


Henri Matisse – A Cut Above The Rest
Alastair Sooke presents a moving and intimate portrait of Matisse to coincide with a major Tate Modern exhibition in April 2014.


The Artist Project at The Met
The Artist Project is an online series where artists respond to the Met’s encyclopedic collection. Our very own Jeffrey Gibson is featured!


Renaissance Revolutions: Piero della Francesca
Matthew Collings investigates the importance of the Italian Renaissance through three historical masterpieces, in this third and final episode, he takes a close look at The Baptism of Christ by Piero della Francesca.

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Disclaimer: We don’t own any of the videos and they are all shared from YouTube for your convenience.

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