The Power of Art

The Power of Art is a fascinating series of programmes presented by Simon Schama. He presents each painter in the context of his time, here are a couple of my favourites, via Youtube:


Jaques-Louis David and his masterpiece “La morte de Marat”

The Power of Art – Caravaggio (complete episode)

The Power of Art – Bernini (complete episowatch?v=95_7l87prmI&feature=relatedde)

The Power of Art – Rembrandt (complete episode)