Art of the Western World

  • 1989
  • 1 Season

A nine-part series that canvasses classic paintings, sculpture and architecture from the 13th to the 20th century, spanning ancient Greece and Rome to postmodern works by Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol. Filmed at 140 locations in 10 countries, the series is hosted by British historian Michael Wood.

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Art of the Western World Season 1
Beginning in ancient Greece and Rome, historian Michael Wood leads this eye-opening tour through 2,500 years of Western art. Four years in the making (more…)

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  • Premise: A nine-part series that canvasses classic paintings, sculpture and architecture from the 13th to the 20th century, spanning ancient Greece and Rome to postmodern works by Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol. Filmed at 140 loc… (more)

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