The Art of France |
The Art of France
Ep: 1 "Plus Ca Change"
Andrew Graham-Dixon returns to explore the history and evolution of art from another European powerhouse; France. Exploring the origins and influences that made France's art truly stand out, Graham-Dixon also considers how major milestone events, such as the French Revolution, had profound effects on the future direction of French art.


Ep 1
Plus Ca Change
Watch Until December 2, 1:00am
Ep 2
There Will Be Blood
Watch Until December 9, 1:00am
Ep 3
This is the Modern World
Watch Until December 16, 1:00am
Plus Ca Change
Art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon explores the dramatic story of how French art emerged from a struggle between tradition and revolution, starting with the first great revolution in art, the invention of Gothic architecture. (1 of 3)
There Will Be Blood
Andrew Graham-Dixon looks at how art in France took a dramatic turn following the French Revolution, from the execution of King Louis XVI and the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte. (2 of 3)
This is the Modern World
In the final episode, Andrew plunges into one of the most wildly creative periods in the history of art, a period when France was changing at a rapid pace and angry young artists would reinvent how to paint, finding their muses in the bars, brothels and cabarets of belle epoque Paris and turning the world of art on its head. (3 of 3)