Great BBC Documentary series on the origins of Art and the importance of our ability to see and recognize images. How art shaped our world – It is a great overview of the History of Art.
Part 1 – More Human than Human –
The Human body in art – body image, Venus of Willendorf, Egypt, Greece
Part 2 – The Day Pictures were Born
Origins of Art, how did we first think of making images?
Part 3 – The Art of Persuasion
Part 4 – Once Upon a Time
Part 5 – To Death and Back