BBC Wildlife Specials

On 02/23/2011, in Biology, by wouter

The BBC Wildlife Specials are a series of nature documentary programmes commissioned by BBC Television. The Wildlife Specials began with a pilot episode in 1995. A further 15 programmes were made over the next decade, and more recently the format has been expanded into two short series. The earlier programmes were produced in-house by the […]

 

The Power of Art: Rembrandt

On 02/02/2011, in Art and artists, by admin

Historian Simon Schama reviews the live and work of Rembrandt van Rijn. He starts questioning how come that one of the best painters ever ended up cutting his masterpiece to six pieces as a poor man. Rembrandt, born in Leiden, moved to Amsterdam to work for the nouveau riche of his age. He got along […]

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