The Renaissance Unchained


March 7, 2016

4.0 21 x
Waldemar Januszczak looks at the climax of the Renaissance as it spiralled into madness and distortion, a period full of war, confusion and darkness.
Episodes 2017

February 22, 2016

3.0 32 x
Waldemar returns to Italy to trace the Italian Renaissance from its perceived origins with Giotto and takes a look at the importance of religious narrative in Italian art. While there were certainly a few aesthetic influences from classical art, the majority of Italian painting and sculpture in the 14th and 15th centuries ...
Episodes 2016

February 29, 2016

Expired 3.0 20 x
Waldemar focuses on Venice and its extraordinary impact on art history. He celebrates colour, drama and vitality by looking at the delicate colours of Bellini, the mystery of Giorgione, the splendour of Titian, the drama and chaos of Tintoretto and the glorious banquets of Veronese.

February 15, 2016

Expired 3.0 43 x
Waldemar Januszczak challenges the traditional notion of the Renaissance having fixed origins in Italy and showcases the ingenuity in both technique and ideas behind great artists such as Van Eyck, Memling, Van der Weyden, Cranach, Riemenschneider and Durer.