Francine Stock examines the cultural life of Vienna in 1918.
Professor Alexander Goehr explores how avant-garde music lost its edge.
Michael Rosen and Andrew Graham-Dixon on the naming of art movements and what it tells us.
Neil MacGregor focuses on the Bauhaus school of art and design, founded in Weimar in 1919.
26-year-old writer, actor and poet Ben Norris talks about his creative process.
Simon Bainbridge explores how Napoleon shaped poetry in Britain, especially the Romantics.
1916. Dada is born and Jerusalem is sung. Gorky defends Jewish life in print.
Grayson Perry goes in search of the moment the avant-garde died.
Olivia Horsfall Turner tells the story of the women of the radical Bauhaus school.
Emma Dabiri explores some of the many incarnations of Afrofuturism in art and music.
Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist profiles the overlooked artist and architect Karl-Heinz Adler.
Lemn Sissay and his Northern Irish pen-pal talk Halloween, Harry Potter and being on stage
Have we reached peak Scandi furniture? Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen thinks so.
Pioneering artist Laurie Anderson traces the roots of contemporary performance art.
Marcel Duchamp describes his dissatisfaction with Cubism.
Actor and writer Maxine Peake meets musician and performance artist Cosey Fanni Tutti.
Will Self rebroadcasts an imaginary archive of modernist radio.
Surrealist Nancy Fouts meets the artist duo Rob and Nick Carter, who create digital art.
What's it like to make your art in the moment?
Katie Derham explores the history of The Vyne, a 16th-century country house in Hampshire.
Why does opera turn off so many music lovers?
Dr Cadence Kinsey asks how 'place' informs contemporary public art in the UK.
Five-part series exploring the art and politics of the artists' manifesto.
Alexei Sayle on the cultural impact of the Dada movement, 100 years since it was founded.
Francine Stock explores how the First World War transformed the arts across Europe.
The designer Steven Thomas meets the modern day surrealist Nancy Fouts.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss surrealism, the art of the unconscious.
DJ Taylor tells the story of an influential group of experimental 1960s British writers.
Melvyn Bragg examines the history and legacy of 20th Century Avant Garde painting.