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Venice - A Tale of Two Cities

Modern art expert Alastair Sooke heads to Venice with art dealer and historian Dr Bendor Grosvenor to explore the vast cornucopia of art the city has to offer. 2013 is a Venice Biennale year, and Alastair is passionate about this multinational contemporary art extravaganza. But Bendor is a modern art cynic who loves the city for its extraordinary art history, from Renaissance geniuses that changed the very nature of painting, to landscape maestros that dominated the 18th century.

In a captivating grand tour, the duo entertain and enlighten one another and audiences as they unpack the very best of the Venice they love, both old and new, arguing their own selections' merits.

29 minutes

Last on

Thu 5 Sep 2013 01:20

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterAlastair Sooke
PresenterBendor Grosvenor
DirectorLuke McMahon
Series EditorJanet Lee

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