Spotlight on the Lives of 8 Great Artists

Simon Schama - The Power of ArtThe world renowned British professor of history and art history at Columbia University, Simon Schama has a great new show called The Power of Art. The show consists of eight episodes each detailing the lives and important works of eight great artists throughout history.

The eight artists include: Van Gogh, Picasso, Caravaggio, Bernini, Rembrandt, David, Turner and Mark Rothko.

Pr. Schama is a great narrator for the show and his insight on art history is so profound and encompassing that it makes this series a real pleasure to watch.

So, check your local listings.

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