The Art of Scandinavia

The Art of Scandinavia is a three-part documentary series hosted by Andrew Graham-Dixon, exploring the history of Scandinavia through its art. Scandinavia - a land of extremes, on the edge of Europe. In this series, Andrew Graham-Dixon looks at the relationship between art, history and landscape in Norway, Denmark and Sweden from the Middle Ages to the present.

Episode 1 - Strangers in a Strange Land
Edmund Capon tells the story of how art helped European settlers come to terms with such an unfamiliar land on the other side of the world.

Episode 2 - Coming of Age
Edmund Capon explores how Australian art evolved in the first half of the 20th century against the backdrop of two world wars.

Episode 3 - Beyond Australia
Edmund Capon explores how, from the 1960s onwards, Australia and its art went global.

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