How Art Made the World

How Art Made the World
Publication Date 2005
Description Why does our world look like it does? That great modern mystery is spectacularly unraveled in this international landmark series and epic quest across five continents and 100,000 years via some of the greatest treasures of the ancient world to the heart of human creativity. Encompassing everything from cave paintings to ceramics and pyramids to palaces, How Art Made the World probes the global trend for unrealistic depictions of the human body; the secret powers of the feature film; how politicians manage to manipulate people so easily; visions of death and the afterlife; and, crucially, why we use imagery at all.
Quantity 1
Format DVD
Publisher BBC
Category Surveys of Modern & Contemporary Art

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