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The Art of America

The Art of America is a three-part BBC documentary series presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, exploring the history of American art. In the first episode "Looking for Paradise", Andrew Graham-Dixon embarks on an epic journey from east to west, following in the footsteps of the pioneers who built the foundations of modern America. In the second episode "Modern Dreams", Andrew discovers how visionary artists and architects helped America remove itself from Europe's shadow. And in the third and final episode "What Lies Beneath", Andrew Graham-Dixon feels the pulse of contemporary American art from New York to LA.

Episode 1 - Looking for Paradise
Andrew Graham-Dixon embarks on an epic journey from east to west, following in the footsteps of the pioneers who built the foundations of modern America.

Episode 2 - Modern Dreams
Andrew Graham-Dixon discovers how the ambitions of visionary artists and architects helped America remove itself from the shadow of Europe and become the most advanced civilisation on earth.

Episode 3 - What Lies Beneath
Andrew Graham-Dixon feels the pulse of contemporary American art from New York to LA.


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