Highlights from Simon Schama
Simon Schama is University Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University and a Contributing Editor of the Financial Times. In his five episodes, Simon takes us from Paleolithic cave paintings to the studio of contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer. Here are three stunning moments from his travels.
Apollo and the Four Continents - Tiepolo
Father and son Giovanni Battista and Gian Domenico Tiepolo reinvent what it means to look at a painting and what a painting is. It’s one of the most stupendous demonstrations of the spectacular power of painting.