Sister Wendy's Story of Painting Episode guide

  1. The Never Ending Story

    10/10 A focus on the art world that developed in America after the Second World War.

    First broadcast: 08 Sep 1996

    Image for The Never Ending Story Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  2. A New Pair of Eyes

    9/10 Sister Wendy Beckett traces the beginnings of modern art from Cezanne to Klee.

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 1996

    Image for A New Pair of Eyes Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  3. Impressions of Light

    8/10 Sister Wendy Beckett tells the story of the Impressionists.

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 1996

    Image for Impressions of Light Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  4. Revolution

    7/10 A focus on art during the Industrial Revolution and the French Revolution.

    First broadcast: 18 Aug 1996

    Image for Revolution Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  5. Three Golden Ages

    6/10 Exploring the golden ages of painting in 17th century Spain, France and the Netherlands.

    First broadcast: 11 Aug 1996

    Image for Three Golden Ages Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  6. Passion and Ecstasy

    5/10 Sister Wendy looks at how the Catholic Church used art to counter the Reformation of Rome.

    First broadcast: 04 Aug 1996

    Image for Passion and Ecstasy Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  7. Two Sides of the Alps

    4/10 Sister Wendy Beckett looks at the Renaissance in Northern Europe.

    First broadcast: 21 Jul 1996

    Image for Two Sides of the Alps Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  8. The Age of Genius

    3/10 Sister Wendy Beckett explores famous works of art in Florence and Rome.

    First broadcast: 14 Jul 1996

    Image for The Age of Genius Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  9. A Hero Steps Forth

    2/10 Sister Wendy Beckett takes a closer look at art in the Middle Ages.

    First broadcast: 07 Jul 1996

    Image for A Hero Steps Forth Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  10. The Mists of Time

    1/10 Sister Wendy Beckett discovers masterpieces from the time of the cavemen.

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 1996

    Image for The Mists of Time Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.