4/4 Northern Renaissance : The Supreme Art (Ep1)

First broadcast 15 Nov 2007.
Series in which Joseph Leo Koerner argues that the Renaissance in Northern Europe – more so than its Italian counterpart – laid the foundations of modern art. In the early 15th century, the remarkable oil paintings of Flemish artist Jan Van Eyck transformed a lowly craft into the supreme art and began an image revolution that would change art forever.
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