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How Art Made the World

How do the images we surround ourselves with today come from a world that is thousands of years old?

Find out on BBC Two in May.

Find out more with
Episode Guide

Episode Guide
Dr Nigel Spivey investigates everything from cave paintings to ceramics, pyramids to palaces and icons to artefacts across five continents and 100,000 years of history.

Art and Personality experiment

Art and Personality
Take part in an experiment designed by UK psychologists. Is there a connection between your personality type and the art that you like?

Museums guide

See for yourself
Where can you find out more about the stories featured in this series? A guide to museums with How Art Made the World related exhibits.

 TV Programmes - BBC Two

First shown May 2005

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