Bbc Fake or Fortune?: Vuillard (2015)

BBC - Fake or Fortune?: Vuillard (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 18, 2015
BBC - Fake or Fortune?: Vuillard (2015)

BBC - Fake or Fortune?: Vuillard (2015)
WEBRip | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3054 Kbps | 59mn 4s | Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 1.33 GiB
Genre: Documentary

Scriptwriter Keith Tutt fell in love with the work of French post-Impressionist painter Edouard Vuillard in his school art class. When a large oval picture of a Parisian cafe scene said to be by the artist appeared in a provincial auction house, he gambled his savings on it - even though it doesn't appear in the official record of Vuillard's works. To prove it, the team will need to convince some of the most demanding art experts in France… and they've got a tricky history with Fake or Fortune. The quest for evidence starts in Geneva, where Philip and conservationist Aviva Burnstock compare Keith's picture with a huge Vuillard work called Le Grand Teddy, painted for a French cafe in 1919. Can science prove that the two pictures were painted using identical materials? Fiona picks up the provenance trail in France and Holland, unearthing tantalising clues about the picture's past, while a meeting with a pair of British antiques hunters dramatically expands the scope of the investigation.

BBC Fake or Fortune? - Degas and the Little Dancer (2014)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 5, 2015
BBC Fake or Fortune? - Degas and the Little Dancer (2014)

BBC Fake or Fortune? - Degas and the Little Dancer (2014)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3036 Kbps | 59mn 1s | Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 1.32 GiB
Genre: Documentary

Inheriting a work of art by one of the great Impressionist masters should be a joy, but for Patrick Rice it was a mixed blessing. His small oil painting depicting a ballet dancer on stage has always been thought to be a work by Edgar Hilaire Degas. Unfortunately, since the 1970s, experts have not agreed. The painting, which could be worth around half-a-million pounds if it is a Degas, is currently worth £200. In a last ditch attempt to discover the truth, Patrick and his son Jonathan ask Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould to handle the case. Although bought as a Degas from a reputable London dealer in 1945 by Patrick's father, the painting, titled Danseuse Bleue et Contrebasses, failed to make the official record of Degas, the catalogue raisonne. As far as auction houses and experts are concerned, if it's not in the catalogue then it's not by Degas, and cannot be sold as such.

BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 4 (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at July 28, 2015
BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 4 (2015)

BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 4 (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3046 Kbps | 4x~58min | Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 5.19 GiB
Genre: Documentary

New series. Journalist Fiona Bruce teams up with art expert Philip Mould to investigate mysteries behind paintings.

BBC Fake or Fortune - Series 5: Portraits (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 23, 2016
BBC Fake or Fortune - Series 5:  Portraits (2016)

BBC Fake or Fortune - Series 5: Portraits (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2429 Kbps | 57mn 48s | 1.05 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Every year, the Fake or Fortune team receive hundreds of requests for help from the owners of mysterious portraits. Everyone wants to know two things - who is it, and who painted it? The team choose three of the most promising portraits to investigate further - a child, believed to be by prized modern artist Willem de Kooning, a young lady, attributed to 18th-century society painter Philip Mercier, and a formidable-looking man, said to be by 19th-century German master Adolph von Menzel.

BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 5: Rodin (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 1, 2016
BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 5: Rodin (2016)

BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 5: Rodin (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2247 Kbps | 58mn 0s | 1001 MiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

An enchanting sketch of a dancer believed to have been drawn by Auguste Rodin is at the centre of an investigation that draws the team into a recent forgery scandal that has rocked the French art establishment. Alice Thoday, a Lincolnshire resident with Belgian roots, inherited the rare watercolour from her mother and has always believed it to be part of a series of works Rodin drew of a Cambodian dance troupe which visited France in 1906. It could be worth over 100,000 if genuine - but the trouble is, Rodin is one of the world's most faked artists.

BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 5: Delaroche (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at July 25, 2016
BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 5: Delaroche (2016)

BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 5: Delaroche (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2363 Kbps | 57mn 59s | 1.02 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The Fake or Fortune team have been called in to investigate a mysterious painting in Castle of Park, a grand house in Aberdeenshire now run as a bed and breakfast by Becky Wilson.

BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 5 - Freud (2016)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 18, 2016
BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 5 - Freud (2016)

BBC - Fake or Fortune? Series 5 - Freud (2016)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2257 Kbps | 58mn 0s | 1.01 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Fake or Fortune returns for a fifth series, beginning with one of the most challenging cases the team has ever encountered. Can art detectives Philip Mould and Fiona Bruce prove that a painting of a man in a black cravat is one of the first pictures ever painted by celebrated and controversial British artist Lucian Freud, even though Freud himself denied painting it?

BBC Imagine - Toni Morrison Remembers (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at March 26, 2017
BBC Imagine - Toni Morrison Remembers (2015)

BBC Imagine - Toni Morrison Remembers (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2364 Kbps | 1h 4mn | 1.12 GiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison is America's first lady of literature. Her books encompass black American history but live and breathe in the present, rich in vivid characters, haunted by ghosts. Born poor in Ohio in 1931, she now lives in New York. She tells Alan Yentob how her father hated whites so much he wouldn't let them in the house. Her masterpiece, Beloved, shows the horrors of slavery perhaps better than any other artwork. She talks as she writes - with warmth and wit. Contributors include Angela Davis (whose biography she edited) and singer Jessye Norman.

BBC - A Timewatch Guide: Cleopatra (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Feb. 21, 2017
BBC - A Timewatch Guide: Cleopatra (2015)

BBC - A Timewatch Guide: Cleopatra (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2008 Kbps | 58mn 59s | 901 MiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Using the BBC film archives, historian Vanessa Collinridge explores how our view of Cleopatra has changed and evolved over the years - from Roman propaganda, through Shakespeare's role in casting her as a doomed romantic heroine, to her portrayal in the golden age of Hollywood. Along the way Vanessa investigates Cleopatra's relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, her role as a politician, whether she should be seen as a murderer, and her tragic end. Drawing on the views of academic experts, BBC documentaries and drama, Vanessa charts how, throughout history, Cleopatra's image has been subject to myth, cliche and propaganda.

BBC - Sex and the Church (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 28, 2017
BBC - Sex and the Church (2015)

BBC - Sex and the Church (2015)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2472 Kbps | 3x~59mn | 1.07 GB
Audio: English AAC 130 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, History

Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch explores how Christianity has shaped western attitudes to sex, gender and sexuality throughout history.