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2002
Diego Velazquez: The Rokeby Venus
A loving leer at The Rokeby Venus, painted on the sly by Diego Velazquez while on holiday in Italy c. 1647-51. An erotic nude once the private pleasure of a libertine, the painting now stands as an icon of London's National Gallery.
 
2002
Le Dejeuner sur l'herbe
Art critics and historians appreciate and analyze Edouard Manet's "Luncheon on the Grass," which was famously rejected by the Salon of 1863. The work sparked a scandal, but won admirers such as Zola and Picasso.
 
2004
The Night Watch
An appreciation of Rembrandt's 1642 painting "The Night Watch," featuring the Company of Captain Frans Banning Cocq and Lt. William van Ruytenburch. The iconic painting's creation and history are detailed by art historians and critics.
 
2004
The Third of May 1808
"The Third of May 1808" by Francisco Goya (1746-1828) commemorated the execution of Spanish revolutionaries by Napoleon's invading French Army. The 1814 painting is placed in its historical context and hailed as a masterpiece of political art.
 
1 May 2004
Sunflowers
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22 May 2004
James McNeill Whistler: Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1, Portrait of the Artist's Mother
An American icon in Paris. Critics, artists, and enthusiasts discuss James McNeill Whistler's beloved 1871 painting best known by its popular title, "Whistler's Mother."
 
31 Jan. 2005
The Kiss
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15 Dec. 2011
The Mystic Nativity
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The Scream
No doubt its about artist Edvard Munch and his famous painting titled " The Scream"
 

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