Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006)
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Country: UK

Genres: History

Director: Clare Beavan, Steve Condie, Carl Hindmarch, David Belton, ...

Writers: Simon Schama

Stars: Simon Schama, Paul Popplewell, Christine Bottomley, Allan Corduner, ...

In each episode historian Simon Schama treats, in his own erudite, unconventional and somewhat socially engaged style, a work of art from a great master. He concentrates not just on the art history as such, but mainly on the relationship between the work and the historical context of its creation, as this touches the significance of and vision on the subject as well as the life of the artist: where and when did he produce it, why, for which destination...

Seasons:   1

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