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 first episode, he challenges the idea of the Renaissance having fixed origins in Italy and showcases the ingenuity in both technique and ideas behind great artists such as Van Eyck, Memling, Van der Weyden, Cranach, Riemenschneider and Durer. episode 1.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is The Renaissance Unchained next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 September 27th, 10:00pm and on BBC 4 October 4th, 10:00pm. See more...