Brushstrokes: Stories of Great Paintings

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  • 2013
  • 1 Season

Art critic Waldemar Januszczak returns with a brand new series that investigates the story behind three internationally famous works of art from past masters. Each episode focuses on one painting, telling stories about the artist at the time of its creation and discovering any hidden meanings.

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And Old and a Younger Man by William Dobson
4. And Old and a Younger Man by William Dobson
May 24, 2013
The Thames is 2015 miles long. the longest river in England. Artists, too, have long been fascinated by the river. And while many artists made it the highlight of some of their work, William Dobson hid it oh so subtly in An Old and a Younger Man. Why?
And Old and a Younger Man by William Dobson
4. And Old and a Younger Man by William Dobson
May 24, 2013
The Thames is 2015 miles long. the longest river in England. Artists, too, have long been fascinated by the river. And while many artists made it the highlight of some of their work, William Dobson hid it oh so subtly in An Old and a Younger Man. Why?
The Card Players by Paul Cezanne
3. The Card Players by Paul Cezanne
May 17, 2013
In Cezanne's Card Players, Waldemar explores both Cezanne's Provencal roots and his deep religious fervor, attempting to unearth what it is that makes this picture so powerful and intense.
The Card Players by Paul Cezanne
3. The Card Players by Paul Cezanne
May 17, 2013
In Cezanne's Card Players, Waldemar explores both Cezanne's Provencal roots and his deep religious fervor, attempting to unearth what it is that makes this picture so powerful and intense.
Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear by Vincent Van Gogh
2. Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear by Vincent Van Gogh
May 10, 2013
Waldemar draws out the untold stories hidden in Van Gogh's Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear. It is a tale of geishas, brothels, bullfights, love affairs, suffering and a fiery relationship with Gauguin. Investigation of this famous work, emblematic of his time in the south of France, reveals the extent of the artist's personal demons and the profound effect this had on his work.
Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear by Vincent Van Gogh
2. Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear by Vincent Van Gogh
May 10, 2013
Waldemar draws out the untold stories hidden in Van Gogh's Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear. It is a tale of geishas, brothels, bullfights, love affairs, suffering and a fiery relationship with Gauguin. Investigation of this famous work, emblematic of his time in the south of France, reveals the extent of the artist's personal demons and the profound effect this had on his work.
The Vision After the Sermon by Paul Gauguin
1. The Vision After the Sermon by Paul Gauguin
May 3, 2013
In Gauguin's The Vision After the Sermon we look at this haunting painting full of symbolism and mystery. Waldemar unveils all in this investigation of Gauguin's religious epic about good and evil, temptation and desire.
The Vision After the Sermon by Paul Gauguin
1. The Vision After the Sermon by Paul Gauguin
May 3, 2013
In Gauguin's The Vision After the Sermon we look at this haunting painting full of symbolism and mystery. Waldemar unveils all in this investigation of Gauguin's religious epic about good and evil, temptation and desire.
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Art critic Waldemar Januszczak returns with a brand new series that investigates the story behind three internationally famous works of art from past masters. Each episode focuses on one painting, telling stories about the artist at the time of its creation and discovering any hidden meanings.

Brushstrokes: Stories of Great Paintings is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on May 3, 2013.

Where to Watch Brushstrokes: Stories of Great Paintings

Brushstrokes: Stories of Great Paintings is available for streaming on the MagellanTV; Magellan TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Brushstrokes: Stories of Great Paintings on demand at Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    May 3, 2013