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The Art of Persuasion

   2006    Culture
Dr Nigel Spivey shows how The political power of art was discovered by kings and emperors in the ancient world, It was these leaders who first used imagery to manipulate their subjects, And today our modern politicians are exploiting those same visual strategies, This is the story of how those ancient leaders created techniques of visual persuasion so powerful they've still got a hold on us today.
Series: How Art Made the World

To Death and Back

   2006    Art
Every day of our lives, we are bombarded by thousands of different images, images which affect us in countless different ways. But of all these there's one particular kind of image whose power is uniquely mesmerising, because while it terrifies us somehow it also comforts. But although it can manipulate us, it also reassures, It's the image of death.
Series: How Art Made the World

Nova Wonders
Nova Wonders

   2018    Technology
Space Phenomena
Space Phenomena

   2020    Science
Human Universe
Human Universe

   2014    History
Senna
Senna

   2010    Culture
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

   2014    Science
Out of the Cradle
Out of the Cradle

   2019    History
Our Planet
Our Planet

   2019    Nature