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The Cult of Progress (Episode #108H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jun 26, 2018 -- 8:00 PM

Examine the rise and fall of "progress" as an ideology, and see how the "civilizing" project that arose from Enlightenment ideas was fraught with contradictions that troubled European artists in different ways.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 30, 2018 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 30, 2018 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 27, 2018 -- 2:00 AM

Color and Light (Episode #107)

KQED 9: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 -- 8:00 PM

Explore the story of light and color in art both in the search for greater realism and spiritual ecstasy. Journey from Gothic cathedrals and Indian courtly painting to modern art.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 25, 2018 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 23, 2018 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 23, 2018 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 22, 2018 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 22, 2018 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 20, 2018 -- 2:00 AM

Paradise On Earth (Episode #106)

KQED 9: Tue, Jun 12, 2018 -- 8:00 PM

Explore one of humanity's deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, escapes and refuges the elusive paradise on earth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, Jun 18, 2018 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 16, 2018 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 16, 2018 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 15, 2018 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 15, 2018 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 13, 2018 -- 2:00 AM
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