The Renaissance Unchained is a Documentary programme.

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The Renaissance Unchained

Four-part series in which Waldemar Januszczak challenges the traditional notion of the Renaissance and shows breathtaking yet unknown masterpieces. In the final episode, Waldemar looks at the surprising climax of the Renaissance as it spiralled into madness and distortion. This was a period full of war, confusion and darkness, which was captured perfectly in the art of Leonardo, Bosch, Arcimboldo, Palissy, the Italian Mannerists and El Greco. episode 4.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is The Renaissance Unchained next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 July 26th, 11:00pm. See more...