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Three Painters

Series 3

Episode 3: Turner: Elements of Risk

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Sir Lawrence Gowing introduces a look at the works of one of the most celebrated English artists, J.M.W. Turner, and takes us on a guided tour of some of his masterpieces.

Three Painters

Series 2

Episode 2: Goya: Looking Both Ways

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Sir Lawrence Gowing looks at the life and work of Spanish painter Francisco Goya, explaining how the Napoleonic wars in Spain led him to take an increasingly pessimistic view of human nature.

Three Painters

Series 2

Episode 3: Matisse: The Triumph of the Self

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Sir Lawrence Gowing looks at the life and work of French painter Henri Matisse, touching on his experiments with different art forms and exploring how his travels were reflected in his work.