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Civilizations Episodes

What Is Art Good For?

Explore art in the age of revolution, war and profound scientific change and consider the question: Should art create a separate realm, a place of escape, or should it plunge into the chaos, transforming the way we see and live in the world?

Available for streaming 2018-07-03

Premiere Date: July 3, 2018 | Runtime: 00:53:06

About Civilizations

Survey the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale. Civilizations reveals the role art and creative imagination have played in forging humanity, and introduce viewers to works of beauty, ingenuity and illumination across cultures. Liev Schreiber narrates. Tune in or stream new episodes Tuesdays at 8/7c.