A History of Art in Three Colours

Dr. James Fox explores how, in the hands of artists, the colours gold, blue and white have stirred our emotions, changed the way we behave and even altered the course of history.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Four (2012 - 2012)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

Official site: www.bbc.co.uk

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Previous Episode

White

Episode 1x03; Aug 8, 2012

In the Age of Reason, it was the rediscovery of the white columns and marbles of antiquity that made white the most virtuous of colours. For the flamboyant JJ Wickelmann and the British genius Josiah Wedgewood, white embodied all the Enlightenment va

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: WhiteAug 8, 2012
1x02: BlueAug 1, 2012
1x01: GoldJul 25, 2012
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