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The Truth About Art

£21.99

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This momentous three part series looks back at 30,000 years of human creativity – from the earliest cave paintings to the present day – and asks why certain subjects have exercised such a powerful hold on the human imagination.
 
Programme 1 – ANIMALS
Explores how animals have played a vital role in defining man’s relationship to the natural world and facing fears about our own mortality
 
Programme 2 – GODS
Reveals how religion has inspired some of the world’s greatest art as various artists at various times have tried  to put a face to God.
 
Programme 3 – LOVERS
Traces the development of the nude in art from The Willendorf Venus, past the Renaissance , to the twentieth century.