Raiders of the Lost Art

Raiders of the Lost Art

  • 2014
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.1  (164)

Raiders of the Lost Art is a television mini-series. It is about theft in the art world. This series details the stories of theft in the art world. It takes a look at the mysterious world of art theft and the results to the collectors whose art is stolen. There is a vast history of stolen art from all over the world. This series goes through those true stories and brings them to the small screen. The art thefts in this mini-series actually happened. Not all of the thefts have been solved. All involve rare and expensive art of many different types.

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Raphael The Relentless
12. Raphael The Relentless
July 30, 2016
Raphael forms the trinity of great masters of the Italian high renaissance... alongside Leonardo and Michelangelo. All three of these artists were working in Rome at the same time. While Michelangelo and Leonardo reached old age, Raphael would die suddenly at just 37, but in that time he still produced a staggering array of works.
Turner Leading Light
11. Turner Leading Light
July 30, 2016
Joseph Mallord William Turner was hailed as a prodigy from an early age and went on to have a remarkably successful painting career. These experimental works would prove highly controversial amongst his contemporaries.
Capturing Cezanne
10. Capturing Cezanne
July 30, 2016
Paul Cezanne inspired the most lauded artists of the 20th century, but he struggled for years to achieve anywhere near the levels of success. Today one of Cezanne's paintings is rumoured to have sold for the highest price in history.
Vermeer Lost Pearl Of Delft
9. Vermeer Lost Pearl Of Delft
July 30, 2016
Johannes Vermeer was all but forgotten for centuries and this iconic work lay dormant, overlooked before it was rediscovered.
Monet First Impressions
8. Monet First Impressions
July 30, 2016
Capturing the changing nature of light was the lifelong obsession of Claude Monet, the father of impressionism. The movement would have its roots in Paris, but would draw on diverse inspiration, to achieve its artistic visions.
Van Gogh's Seven Sunflowers
7. Van Gogh's Seven Sunflowers
July 30, 2016
Painted for the arrival of Paul Gaugin in Arles, this set of paintings by Vincent Van Gogh has gone on an astonishing journey ever since
Stealing the Scream
6. Stealing the Scream
July 30, 2016
One of the world's most-famous works of art has been stolen on numerous occasions. Thieves in 1994 left a message saying only 'thanks for the poor security.'
The Elusive Van Eyck
5. The Elusive Van Eyck
July 30, 2016
Jan van Eyck left behind a remarkable legacy of works, including the spectacular Ghent altarpiece, but very little evidence of who he exactly was. After he died, his reputation would only grow and grow, and his paintings would become highly sought after by buyers and thieves alike and, in the process, the mysterious tale of the van Eyck family would slowly be revealed.
The Lessons Of Leonardo
4. The Lessons Of Leonardo
July 31, 2016
Leonardo DaVinci is believed in many ways to have been the most talented individual who ever lived. But, While his greatest legacy remains in his art, we're still unearthing the secrets of how he worked.
El Greco Lost In Time
3. El Greco Lost In Time
July 31, 2016
It took nearly three centuries for el Greco's paintings to be truly appreciated. no artist has ever been more ahead of his time.
The Many Faces Of Rembrandt
2. The Many Faces Of Rembrandt
July 31, 2016
These works that span Rembrandt's entire adult life have been scattered across the globe and had a life and history all their own
Klimt Gustav's Gold
1. Klimt Gustav's Gold
July 31, 2016
Painted during Vienna's cultural heyday, Gustav Klimt's "Portrait of Adele" was confiscated by the Nazis during WWII
Description

Raiders of the Lost Art is a television mini-series. It is about theft in the art world.

This series details the stories of theft in the art world. It takes a look at the mysterious world of art theft and the results to the collectors whose art is stolen. There is a vast history of stolen art from all over the world. This series goes through those true stories and brings them to the small screen.

The art thefts in this mini-series actually happened. Not all of the thefts have been solved. All involve rare and expensive art of many different types.Raiders of the Lost Art is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (18 episodes). The series first aired on August 30, 2014.

Where to Watch Raiders of the Lost Art

Raiders of the Lost Art is available for streaming on the Ovation TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Raiders of the Lost Art on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    August 30, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (164)