Renaissance Unchained

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  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 8.3  (138)

Waldemar Januszczak challenges the traditional notion of the Renaissance having fixed origins in Italy and showcases the ingenuity in both technique and ideas behind great artists such as Van Eyck, Memling, Van der Weyden, Cranach, Riemenschneider and Durer.

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Hell, Snakes and Giants
4. Hell, Snakes and Giants
December 23, 2015
In the final episode Waldemar looks at the surprising climax of the Renaissance as it spiralled into madness and distortion. This was a period full of war, confusion and darkness, which was captured perfectly in the art of Leonardo, Bosch, Arcimboldo, Palissy, the Italian Mannerists and El Greco.
Silk, Sex and Sin
3. Silk, Sex and Sin
December 23, 2015
Waldemar focuses on Venice and its extraordinary impact on art history. He celebrates color, drama and vitality by looking at the delicate colors of Bellini, the mystery of Giorgione, the splendour of Titian, the drama and chaos of Tintoretto and the glorious banquets of Veronese.
Whips, Deaths and Madonnas
2. Whips, Deaths and Madonnas
December 23, 2015
Waldemar returns to Italy to trace the Italian Renaissance from its perceived origins with Giotto and takes a look at the importance of religious narrative in Italian art. While there were certainly a few aesthetic influences from classical art, the majority of Italian painting and sculpture in the 14th and 15th centuries was created to inspire devotion.
Gods, Myths and Oil Paintings
1. Gods, Myths and Oil Paintings
December 23, 2015
Waldemar Januszczak challenges the traditional notion of the Renaissance having fixed origins in Italy and showcases the ingenuity in both technique and ideas behind great artists such as Van Eyck, Memling, Van der Weyden, Cranach, Riemenschneider and Durer.
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Waldemar Januszczak challenges the traditional notion of the Renaissance having fixed origins in Italy and showcases the ingenuity in both technique and ideas behind great artists such as Van Eyck, Memling, Van der Weyden, Cranach, Riemenschneider and Durer. Renaissance Unchained is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on December 23, 2015.

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  • Premiere Date
    December 23, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (138)