Art & Architecture

State of the Art 56 min.

An exhilarating journey of artistic discovery … 100,000 miles, 1,000 destinations in the search for 100 under-recognized American artists for one unforgettable exhibition. The curatorial team of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas crisscrossed the nation to find extraordinary contemporary art happening in unexpected places: the woods of North Carolina, the deserts of Ne...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Basquiat: Rage to Riches 85 min.

Jean-Michel Basquiat went from anonymous graffiti writer to epoch-defining art star, and emerged as one of the most important artists of his generation, exhibiting in museums all over the world.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

Bacchus Uncovered 59 min.

Professor Bettany Hughes investigates the story of Bacchus: god of wine, revelry, theater, and excess. Hughes begins in Georgia, where she discovers evidence of the world’s oldest wine production, and the role it may have played in building communities. In Athens, she reveals Bacchus’ pivotal role in a society where his ecstatic worship was embraced by all classes, and most importantly, by women....

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Delacroix: From Paris to Morocco 91 min.

Follow the leading light of French Romanticism, Eugène Delacroix, on his journey from Paris to Morocco. This seminal biography reveals for the first time the inspiration behind the artist’s most famous works, featuring sumptuous historical reconstructions based faithfully on Delacroix’s travel diaries and exquisite sketchbooks.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Architectural Legacy 24 min.

Inside the Middle East examines how architect Zaha Hadid's style is still influencing Middle Eastern architecture and inspiring new generations of young architects.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Photography in the Middle East 24 min.

Enter the creative minds of some of the region's up-and-coming photographers and their mission to promote photography from the Middle East.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Tokyo: Two Sides 24 min.

CNN explores the dichotomies of Tokyo’s multi-layered worlds of art and design through the prisms of the old and the new, the traditional and the modern, the historical and the futuristic. In the heart of 21st Century Tokyo, meet the modern masters sharing their visions for the future of Japan’s ancient arts—from flower arrangement to woodcut prints, architecture to kimono-making.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 9 165 min.

Chart art making in Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area. The artists highlighted in this season respond to the forces that have shaped the places where they live and work, while pursuing their visions for a better future.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

Berlin 56 min.

Artists Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg, Olafur Eliasson, Hiwa K, and Susan Philipsz demonstrate the diversity of practice and sensibilities in Berlin, expose its history of war and migration, and convey hopes to foster a better tomorrow.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

Johannesburg 56 min.

Artists David Goldblatt, Nicholas Hlobo, Zanele Muholi and Robin Rhode use their work in photography, painting, sculpture and performance to empower marginalized communities, reexamine history, and pursue their visions for the future.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018