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The Essay, Painting Genesis Episode guide

  1. Branding and the Sistine Chapel

    4/4 Art historian Martin Kemp explores the origin of the Sistine Chapel 'brand'.

    First broadcast: 01 Nov 2012

  2. Colour and the Sistine Chapel

    3/4 Art critic Rachel Campbell-Johnston responds to Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel paintings.

    First broadcast: 31 Oct 2012

  3. Humanism and the Sistine Chapel

    2/4 AC Grayling considers Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel paintings as a humanist masterpiece.

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2012

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  4. God and the Sistine Chapel

    1/4 Rev Lucy Winkett on what Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel paintings say to Christians today.

    First broadcast: 29 Oct 2012

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