How 1930s novelists and composers used the pastoral mode to address the legacy of WWI.
How African-American self-taught artists are gaining recognition in American institutions.
Programme following portrait artist Fiona Graham-Mackay as she paints poet Andrew Motion.
Photographer Andrew Heptinstall's quest to represent sound within a photograph.
interview by Mark Lawson
Art so small you have to avoid inhaling it.
Neil MacGregor focuses on images with a purpose - to change the viewer's behaviour.
Oliver Burkeman explores how thinking more about death can help make us happier.
Sculptor and musician Nick Reynolds talks about his fascination with death masks.
How the power of the news media is used as a global government tool for influence.
Protest art in Latin America. A journey into the graffiti art of Columbia and Mexico.
Why do so many people want to make their mark with graffiti?
Aside from the physical landscape, what does graffiti and street art actually change?
Artist Humphrey Ocean meets painter Mark Alexander.
Bells made by artist Peter Shenai from Hurricane Katrina data are rung in New Orleans.
Painter Jonathan Yeo meets music producer William Orbit.
Caz Graham visits the Northumberland countryside to discover stunning art in the landscape
Will Gompertz launches his new series on creativity at a life-drawing class in Brighton.
Josie Long presents documentaries where reality takes on a magical aspect.
Protest art in Latin America. A journey into the memorial art of Guatemala and Chile.
Surrealist Nancy Fouts meets the artist duo Rob and Nick Carter, who create digital art.
Can anyone declare themselves an artist? David Tovey considers the so-called rules.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson explains how landscape paintings have inspired him.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss pastoral literature from Virgil to Dylan Thomas.
The public art series continues with a look at public art - and who gets to join in?
Dr Cadence Kinsey asks how 'place' informs contemporary public art in the UK.
Raymond Briggs talks about the enduring appeal of his books
Neil MacGregor with a souvenir of the 100th anniversary of the Protestant reformation.
Ruth Ewan reimagines how broadcast space might be used to mark the Open arts initiative.
Composer Dan Jones celebrates sound art.