Face of Britain by Simon Schama

Simon Schama explores the history of British portraiture, revealing the stories behind the most compelling images in British art and examining the ways portraiture is used to make a statement.

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The Face in the Mirror

Episode 1x05; Oct 28, 2015

In this film, Simon Schama explores the complex motivations behind some of our most intriguing self-portraits, looking at what they say about both the creative minds of the artists who produced them and the human condition. From Tracy Emin's bed, a r

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: The Face in the MirrorOct 28, 2015
1x04: The Look of LoveOct 21, 2015
1x03: The Face of FameOct 14, 2015
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