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Gauguin Vision After The Sermon

   2020    Art
The Vision After the Sermon, also known as Jacob Wrestling with the Angel, is a painting full of symbolism and mystery. But what does Gauguin’s famous work have to do with a 17-year-old girl called Madeleine, with Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, and with sumo wrestlers?
Waldemar Januszczak reveals all as he investigates Gauguin’s epic religious painting about good and evil, temptation and desire.
Series: The Art Mysteries

Cezanne Card Players

   2020    Art
One of Cezanne’s best-known pictures, but it is also one of his most mysterious. Why did the so-called father of modern art paint two old men hunched over a game of cards? What is the picture trying to tell us?
By exploring Cezanne’s puzzling religious beliefs and his passion for Mary Magdalene, the patron saint of Provence, Waldemar Januszczak uncovers the surprising secrets of a haunting masterpiece.
Series: The Art Mysteries

Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
Africa with David Attenborough
Africa with David Attenborough

   2013    Nature
Senna
Senna

   2010    Culture
The Secret History of Writing
The Secret History of Writing

   2020    History
Chef's Table
Chef's Table

   2017    Art
The Making of the Mob
The Making of the Mob

   2016    History
P.U.L.S.E
P.U.L.S.E

   2006    Art