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Art of Spain
In this three-part series, art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon reveals the fabulous art treasures of Spain. As he travels around the country, he explores works by artists such as Goya, Picasso, Dali, El Greco and Velasquez, traces the Moorish influence, and visits spectacular examples of modern architecture.
Episodes
Ep 1
The Explosive South
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Ep 2
The Dark Heart
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Ep 3
The Mystical North
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The Explosive South
Art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon travels from southern to northern Spain to tell the story of some of Europe's most exciting and vital art. In this episode, he travels from Cordoba to Granada looking at Moorish art. (1 of 3)
The Dark Heart
Travelling from Toledo to Madrid, Andrew Graham-Dixon traces the rise and fall of the Spanish Empire, the brutal conquest of the New World and the religious madness of the Inquisition, to discover how a history so violent could produce some of the most beautiful art ever seen. (2 of 3)
The Mystical North
Andrew Graham-Dixon reveals how the north of Spain produced some of the most dazzling and iconic art of the modern age. (3 of 3)