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Air Date: Thu, May 21, 2020 10:00 PM
In 2006 Lyn Fuss bought a still life Glass Jug with Pears on Plates by celebrated British artist William Nicholson. William may have been overshadowed by his more famous son Ben Nicholson, but William’s paintings are very collectable and fetch high prices. Lyn paid £165,000 for her Nicholson.
Air Date: Fri, May 8, 2020 8:30 PM
Celebrate the centennial of this landmark orchestra with “La Valse” by Ravel, Stravinsky’s “Firebird” and more led by three renowned LA Phil conductors: Zubin Mehta, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and current music and artistic director Gustavo Dudamel.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 16, 2020 10:00 PM
Twentieth-century sculptures are hot property in the art market. Alberto Giacometti’s Pointing Man figure sold for $141m at auction in New York in 2015, making it the most expensive sculpture ever sold.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 9, 2020 10:00 PM
Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould investigate two rare portraits of black British subjects from the 18th and 19th centuries. Painted with extraordinary skill and sophistication, both pieces of art are highly unusual in their positive depiction of black sitters at a time when Britain was still heavily engaged in slavery.
Air Date: Thu, Mar 26, 2020 10:00 PM
The team investigates four sketchbooks which may be the work of the young French master. Alain Brun is a French psychoanalyst who lives in Bordeaux. He was given the sketchbooks by his grandmother in the 1960s and she always maintained they were the work of Toulouse Lautrec.
Air Date: Thu, Oct 17, 2019 9:00 PM
Herb Ohta is one of the giants of the ‘ukulele who snatched the simple four-stringed instrument out of the background and planted it firmly at the front of the stage.
Air Date: Thu, Oct 3, 2019 10:00 PM
Venture into the studio with legendary dancers and choreographers in DESIGNERS OF THE DANCE. The program takes viewers behind the scenes to learn about the work and process that go into making a ballet great, and features stunning performances of five unique dance pieces – Alexei Ratmansky’s retake of The Nutcracker, Leonid Lavrovsky’s ground-breaking […]
Air Date: Sat, Dec 22, 2018 8:00 PM
Narrator Neve Campbell interviews the creative team that brings to life an original Joffrey Ballet production, reimagining the tale of Marie as she falls asleep on Christmas Eve and dreams of the World’s Fair.
Air Date: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 10:00 PM
Enter a world of non-stop dance, the daring artists who dedicate their lives to it and an extraordinary place where it flourishes.
Air Date: Wed, Dec 14, 2016 9:00 PM
In October 2009, a striking portrait of a young woman in Renaissance dress made world news headlines. Originally sold two years before for around $20,000, the portrait is now thought to be an undiscovered Leonardo da Vinci masterwork worth more than $100 million.
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