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    Video thumbnail: Civilizations Flights of Fancy

    Civilizations

    Flights of Fancy

    In December 1942, a Jewish teacher brings art supplies to children held by Nazis.

    Flights of Fancy

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    Civilizations

    Manet Twists the Conventions of Art

    Edouard Manet created a masterpiece famed as a masterclass in visual subversion.

    Manet Twists the Conventions of Art

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    Civilizations

    Venetians Embrace Color Over the Drawn Line

    For Renaissance art theorists, drawing always came before color.

    Venetians Embrace Color Over the Drawn Line

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    Civilizations

    Heavenly Paradises on Earth

    In Islamic architecture, landscapes reflect a mastery over the natural world.

    Heavenly Paradises on Earth

    Video thumbnail: Civilizations Artemisia's Most Subversive Work

    Civilizations

    Artemisia's Most Subversive Work

    Artemisia rebels against any notion that women shouldn't speak until spoken to.

    Artemisia's Most Subversive Work

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    Civilizations

    Montezuma and Cortes

    The riches intended to buy off the Spanish only intensified their lust for gold.

    Montezuma and Cortes

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    Civilizations

    The Lion Man

    One of the oldest objects of an imaginary being ever discovered.

    The Lion Man

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    Civilizations

    The Most Enduring Art Form

    Our compulsion to create images of ourselves is a defining artistic motif of humanity.

    The Most Enduring Art Form

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    Civilizations

    The Cognitive Revolution

    The cognitive revolution stirred early humanity from its creative slumber.

    The Cognitive Revolution

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    Civilizations

    Official Trailer

    Examine the formative role of art and the creative imagination in forging of humanity.

    Official Trailer