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Film production TV Series: Masterpieces Revisited

Leonardo Da Vinci' “Mona Lisa”

Leonardo Da Vinci's painting 'La Gioconda' better known as the Mona Lisa, has been fascinating art lovers over the centuries. Painted in the early 16th century, it rose to worldwide fame when it was stolen in 1911.

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Ten-part TV series on behalf of Deutsche Welle | euromaxx

A journey through Europe to the icons the history of art

Ten paintings that everyone knows. Ten painters and their biographies. Ten masterpieces of art history. Hundreds of thousands times quoted, reproduced and received. In the series "Masterpieces Revisited" we travel to the most famous museums in Europe, show their most famous works and try a new approach to each.

What are the characteristics of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa to be an icon? Or the scream of Edvard Munch? Advertisers, designers, artists and art historians tell us why the old masterpieces are still very modern. They show us their interpretations and talk with us about their motivations.

In the ten-part TV series "Masterpieces Revisited" the Berlin film production Basiliscus Film dedicates ten pictures on behalf of Deutsche Welle, which gained cult status and our camera team made an extraordinary journey across Europe to the most famous paintings in art history.

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Sandro Botticelli „The Birth of Venus“

Film production TV Series: Masterpieces Revisited

Sandro Botticelli „The Birth of Venus“

One could call her the first super model of art history. The goddess of beauty in Sandro Botticelli’s ‘The Birth of Venus’ is still a source of inspiration to artists, advertising experts or designers today. We went to Florence to take a close look.

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Ten-part TV series on behalf of Deutsche Welle | euromaxx

A journey through Europe to the icons the history of art

Ten paintings that everyone knows. Ten painters and their biographies. Ten masterpieces of art history. Hundreds of thousands times quoted, reproduced and received. In the series "Masterpieces Revisited" we travel to the most famous museums in Europe, show their most famous works and try a new approach to each.

What are the characteristics of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa to be an icon? Or the scream of Edvard Munch? Advertisers, designers, artists and art historians tell us why the old masterpieces are still very modern. They show us their interpretations and talk with us about their motivations.

In the ten-part TV series "Masterpieces Revisited" the Berlin film production Basiliscus Film dedicates ten pictures on behalf of Deutsche Welle, which gained cult status and our camera team made an extraordinary journey across Europe to the most famous paintings in art history.

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Smart Art - Julia Stoschek Art Collector

Julia Stoschek from Düsseldorf has a collection of 400 works by leading contemporary video artists.

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Smart Art - The art dealer Wolfgang Wittrock

Sixty-two-year-old art dealer Wolfgang Wittrock is something of a detective when it comes to art. He tracks down rare and valuable artworks.

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Smart Art - The Art Collector Harald Falckenberg

We go behind the scenes of international art to meet collector Harald Falckenberg. The German has an impressive collection of contemporary art housed in an old factory in Hamburg. He is also considered one of THE collectors in Europe. In fact, in just 15 years he has rounded up about 1900 works of art. Some of the artists represented include Martin Kippenberger, Paul McCarthy and Daniel Richter.

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Film production TV Series: Masterpieces Revisited

Jan Vermeer “The Girl with a Pearl Earring”

“The Girl with a Pearl Earring” from 1665 is Vermeer's most famous picture. Who is the girl with the pearl earring who is mysteriously regarding the viewer? This question has inspired artists like Dorothee Golz. Her digital paintings turn the girl who sat for the portrait centuries ago into a modern young woman.

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Ten-part TV series on behalf of Deutsche Welle | euromaxx

A journey through Europe to the icons the history of art

Ten paintings that everyone knows. Ten painters and their biographies. Ten masterpieces of art history. Hundreds of thousands times quoted, reproduced and received. In the series "Masterpieces Revisited" we travel to the most famous museums in Europe, show their most famous works and try a new approach to each.

What are the characteristics of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa to be an icon? Or the scream of Edvard Munch? Advertisers, designers, artists and art historians tell us why the old masterpieces are still very modern. They show us their interpretations and talk with us about their motivations.

In the ten-part TV series "Masterpieces Revisited" the Berlin film production Basiliscus Film dedicates ten pictures on behalf of Deutsche Welle, which gained cult status and our camera team made an extraordinary journey across Europe to the most famous paintings in art history.

Published in TV Program Series

Film production TV Series: Masterpieces Revisited

Gustav Klimt “The Kiss”

A couple embracing, their bodies entwined in elaborate robes. “The Kiss (Lovers)” is Gustav Klimt's most famous work. The artist finished the painting in 1908 and it's now widely considered a masterpiece of the early modern period and a symbol of Vienna Jugendstil.

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Ten-part TV series on behalf of Deutsche Welle | euromaxx

A journey through Europe to the icons the history of art

Ten paintings that everyone knows. Ten painters and their biographies. Ten masterpieces of art history. Hundreds of thousands times quoted, reproduced and received. In the series "Masterpieces Revisited" we travel to the most famous museums in Europe, show their most famous works and try a new approach to each.

What are the characteristics of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa to be an icon? Or the scream of Edvard Munch? Advertisers, designers, artists and art historians tell us why the old masterpieces are still very modern. They show us their interpretations and talk with us about their motivations.

In the ten-part TV series "Masterpieces Revisited" the Berlin film production Basiliscus Film dedicates ten pictures on behalf of Deutsche Welle, which gained cult status and our camera team made an extraordinary journey across Europe to the most famous paintings in art history.

Published in TV Program Series

Film production TV Series Masterpieces Revisited

Caspar David Friedrich “Wanderer above the Sea of Fog”

Caspar David Friedrich was a leading artist of German Romanticism. In 1818 he painted “Wanderer above the Sea of Fog” which has over time become almost synonymous with the Romantic era. We take a close look at this iconic masterpiece and its history.

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Ten-part TV series on behalf of Deutsche Welle | euromaxx

A journey through Europe to the icons the history of art

Ten paintings that everyone knows. Ten painters and their biographies. Ten masterpieces of art history. Hundreds of thousands times quoted, reproduced and received. In the series "Masterpieces Revisited" we travel to the most famous museums in Europe, show their most famous works and try a new approach to each.

What are the characteristics of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa to be an icon? Or the scream of Edvard Munch? Advertisers, designers, artists and art historians tell us why the old masterpieces are still very modern. They show us their interpretations and talk with us about their motivations.

In the ten-part TV series "Masterpieces Revisited" the Berlin film production Basiliscus Film dedicates ten pictures on behalf of Deutsche Welle, which gained cult status and our camera team made an extraordinary journey across Europe to the most famous paintings in art history.

Published in TV Program Series

Film production TV Series Masterpieces Revisited

Vincent van Gogh “Sunflowers”

Vincent van Gogh's earliest paintings of sunflowers in a vase were made Arles in the south of France in 1887. The motif has been reproduced countless times commercially, and even the fashion industry has let itself be inspired.

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Ten-part TV series on behalf of Deutsche Welle | euromaxx

A journey through Europe to the icons the history of art

Ten paintings that everyone knows. Ten painters and their biographies. Ten masterpieces of art history. Hundreds of thousands times quoted, reproduced and received. In the series "Masterpieces Revisited" we travel to the most famous museums in Europe, show their most famous works and try a new approach to each.

What are the characteristics of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa to be an icon? Or the scream of Edvard Munch? Advertisers, designers, artists and art historians tell us why the old masterpieces are still very modern. They show us their interpretations and talk with us about their motivations.

In the ten-part TV series "Masterpieces Revisited" the Berlin film production Basiliscus Film dedicates ten pictures on behalf of Deutsche Welle, which gained cult status and our camera team made an extraordinary journey across Europe to the most famous paintings in art history.

Published in TV Program Series

Film production TV Series Masterpieces Revisited

Edvard Munch “The Scream”

Between the years 1892 and 1910 Norwegian painter Edvard Munch created four different versions of “The Scream”. Despite its gloomy motif the painting is one of the most reproduced art works ever. Euromaxx looks at the history of this masterpiece.

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Ten-part TV series on behalf of Deutsche Welle | euromaxx

A journey through Europe to the icons the history of art

Ten paintings that everyone knows. Ten painters and their biographies. Ten masterpieces of art history. Hundreds of thousands times quoted, reproduced and received. In the series "Masterpieces Revisited" we travel to the most famous museums in Europe, show their most famous works and try a new approach to each.

What are the characteristics of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa to be an icon? Or the scream of Edvard Munch? Advertisers, designers, artists and art historians tell us why the old masterpieces are still very modern. They show us their interpretations and talk with us about their motivations.

In the ten-part TV series "Masterpieces Revisited" the Berlin film production Basiliscus Film dedicates ten pictures on behalf of Deutsche Welle, which gained cult status and our camera team made an extraordinary journey across Europe to the most famous paintings in art history.

Published in TV Program Series
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