Join Rick for a fascinating journey through European art history – from cave paintings and classical architecture to Michelangelo's dome at the Vatican to the masterworks of Van Gogh and Picasso.
Experience the story of seamstress Esther who begins writing to a mysterious suitor laboring on the Panama Canal. Featuring a libretto by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, this powerful opera is directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher.
Soprano Lise Davidsen brings one of her signature roles to the Met for the first time as the mythological Greek heroine of Strauss' masterpiece, Ariadne auf Naxos, conducted by Marek Janowski.
Follow ballet dancer Frederick Davis' personal journey, which began with a broken family and homelessness. His exposure to dance at age 11 changed his life – he found inspiration and support from Ballet Tennessee, his church family and a caring community.
This episode highlights Mexico’s emergence as a global arts center and shares updates on how some of the country’s creative innovators are surviving amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Experience Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet performed by dancers from The Royal Ballet, choreographer by Kenneth MacMillan. Set to a score by Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev, the ballet was filmed on atmospheric sets and locations throughout Budapest, Hungary, evoking old Verona, Italy. William Bracewell and Francesca Hayward star in the title roles.
Art in the Twenty-First Century Borderlands tells how contemporary art can challenge preconceived notions of the U.S.-Mexico border. The program features artists who see the border as an open wound, theatrical stage, political podium, studio and contradictory landscape that features both ugliness and beauty.
GRAMMY Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell presents an intimate recital from his home in upstate New York, featuring guest artists Larisa Martínez, Jeremy Denk, Peter Dugan and Kamal Khan.
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 are presented across three episodes, charting artmaking in London, Beijing, and regions around the United States-Mexico border. “Beijing” features: Guan Xiao, Liu Xiaodong, Song Dong & Yin Xiuzhen, and Xu Bing
Art in the Twenty-First Century is back with profiles of creators responding to the places they live and work, and how they engage with the world around them. This first episode visits London, where we see how British history and modern upheaval collide in the works of today's London artists.
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