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Duration: 1 hour

Painting at night is difficult and problematic, so why have so many great artists taken on the challenge? Waldemar Januszczak celebrates the nocturnal art of Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Velazquez, Hopper and Magritte as he explores art's edgy relationship with the night and tries to discover why the dark adds so much extra drama and mystery to art.

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Fri 1 Mar 2013 03:00 BBC Four

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Credits

Presenter
Waldemar Januszczak
Presenter
Waldemar Januszczak
Executive Producer
Caroline Wright
Executive Producer
Caroline Wright

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