8:30pm – Tuesday, August 24 on ABC1
Continuing this spectacular three-part series, this week we move on from Italy to continue our lesson in Baroque, as UK art critic Waldemar Januszczak takes us on a tour of the best examples of Baroque to be found, and tells the best stories behind those works.
This week’s program follows Baroque to its dark heart in Spain, especially focusing on the route of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, and featuring star painters Velasquez, Caravaggio, and Zurburan.
Waldemar explores just how international the Baroque movement was, including its influences in Latin America. We then follow on through Belgium and Holland to discover such Baroque celebrities as Rubens, Rembrandt and Vermeer.