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The Mona Lisa Curse
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The Mona Lisa Curse

Art critic Robert Hughes investigates how the world’s most iconic painting, the Mona Lisa, has influenced the world of art in this Grierson Award winning documentary. He explores the radical change in museums, art production and perception over the past fifty years, describing the rise of modern art and reflecting over a lifetime of writing […]
NOVA the Film
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NOVA the Film

A look at contemporary art and the young artists behind it. Produced by ROJO and BossaNovaFilms, it was shot during the 2010 NOVA Contemporary Culture festival in São Paulo, Brazil. Over 140 artists from around the globe assembled to provide live music, audiovisuals, performances, art installations and presentations, experimental gastronomy, and video screenings. Young, ambitious, […]
The World’s Most Expensive Paintings
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The World’s Most Expensive Paintings

There is a fascinating connection between art and money. Paintings may exalt the spirit, but they’re also high-end luxury items. Whatever other worth it may have, artwork is a commodity, desired and exchanged by the wealthy and powerful, for prestige and stature. Paintings accumulate value as though by miracle. A low-cost scrap of canvas, which […]