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What Makes Art Valuable?

What Makes Art Valuable?

What makes a piece of art worth tens of millions dollars at auction? A number of things, but not always the things you'd think. BBC's The World's Most Expensive Paintings chronicles the world's ten most valuable paintings, by way of journalist Alastair Sooke's...

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8.67

The World's Most Expensive Stolen Paintings

The World's Most Expensive Stolen Paintings

"What is it about art theft we can't resist?" is just one question posed by host and art critic Alastair Sooke in this BBC documentary about some of the most notable high-stakes art robberies on record. Sooke strives to learn more about those...

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8.17

Art Sleuth

Art Sleuth

Using unique detective-like approach the author analyzes famous artworks of Van Gogh, Manet, Botticelli, Vigee Le Brun, Rembrandt, Holbein, Bellini, Carpaccio, and Bruegel. Van Gogh painted "The Starry Night" in a sanatorium, a year before he committed suicide. While his fellows surrender to...

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8.40

Animal Imitators

Animal Imitators

As we hurtle towards a high-tech future where everything seems possible, a growing number of people are choosing to correct what they're convinced was nature's big mistake. They're asking, "Why be human when you know you're not." They're pushing the boundaries of body...

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7.86

Las Calles Hablan

Las Calles Hablan

Las Calles Hablan is a documentary which was filmed mostly on the streets, shot from the hip, something that reflects the street art itself. A lot of the story comes from the street artists themselves. They are always generous with their time and...

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8.55

Jim McVicker: A Way of Seeing

Jim McVicker: A Way of Seeing

A documentary about Jim McVicker, a painter who lives and works in the wild and woolly landscape of California's "Lost Coast." This is the Pacific coast of Humboldt County, just south of the Oregon border - a largely roadless, sparsely populated zone of...

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8.90

A Portrait of Pat Carey

A Portrait of Pat Carey

"A Portrait of Pat Carey" is an intimate look at San Francisco artist and activist, Pat Carey. This heart-warming documentary follows her life stemming from her parents immigration to the United States and follows through to her death in May of 2013. It...

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6.86

Dedini: A Life of Cartoons

Dedini: A Life of Cartoons

This documentary film explores the life and art of one of America's greatest cartoonists, Eldon Dedini. Dedini's work has appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, and Colliers, but he is best known for his full-page color Playboy cartoons. Eldon, his family, colleagues, and...

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7.40

The History of Grand Theft Auto

The History of Grand Theft Auto

An in depth look into the conception, development, and continued growth of the industry's biggest open world action series, Grand Theft Auto. Today, Rockstar Games is a world renowned brand and a household name for millions of gamers. But the massive franchise that...

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7.71

Furries: An Inside Look

Furries: An Inside Look

This documentary gives an inside perspective on the strange and interesting subculture known as the furry fandom. The fandom is explained by furries in their own words. Furry fandom refers to the fandom for the furry genre of literature, art and entertainment. Furry...

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5.14

John Lasseter: A Day in a Life

John Lasseter: A Day in a Life

This is a day in the life of the Hawaiian shirt-obsessed godfather of Pixar who revolutionized the animation industry. John Alan Lasseter is an American animator, film director and the chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. He is also...

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7.50

A World of Art: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A World of Art: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

What makes a masterpiece? In this visually stunning high definition production, A World of Art, the magnificence of America's premier art museum lights up the screen. One of the architectural glories of New York, the Met stretches 1000 feet along Fifth Avenue. Inside...

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