Art

This category and its content give you an insight in, what is probably one of the oldest human enterprises, a beautiful and intriguing world of art.

Since the first cave dwellers depicted scenes from everyday life and made roughly shaped statues, to this day, art has been evolving mainly because people had the urge to express themselves in a certain creative and productive way.

The result of that process, regardless of the media used in realization, is what we today perceive as art. Now, as broad term as art is, it demands a certain categorization, in order for us to be able to grasp the concepts and ideas it offers. Depending on the medium, time period, or even a stream of thought at the time of making, a certain piece of art belongs to a specific category.

The long established categories include music, theatre, literature, painting, sculpturing, architecture, dancing and recently two more were added to this traditional classification and they are the art of film and comics.

The following sub division of each category is defined by the term genre. Each individual category contains, or consists of, if you will, of a number of genres.

The art category on Documentary Tube consists of all of the above mentioned categories along with their genres and even more, because art itself is constantly evolving and someone is always there to document it. The coverage, material wise, goes from the printmaking artists from Chicago demonstrating various printing techniques and skills.

See the story of the street art of graffiti and the development of that particular art form across the globe, followed by the overview of the impact that Leonardo Da Vinci made to the world of art when he painted one of his most famous works-the Mona Lisa, and finally the life and work of the musical mastermind Ludwig Van Beethoven.

Explore the vast dimensions of art, sharpen your senses and develop a fine taste in various genres of a colorful range of categories. Perhaps you will discover the creative potential within you, and keep in mind that it is never too late for art.

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Art
star wars original trilogy
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The original Star Wars trilogy is widely regarded an epic masterpiece. Mark Hamill is still one of the best actors in the world, namely because of his work on Star Wars. Luke Skywalker is one...

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Social
godfather untold story 2
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In the second part of the Godfather Untold Story, the narrative focuses on the third act of the first Godfather movie. It is that part of the movie that shows how great of an actor Al Pacino ...

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godfather untold story
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I’ll make him an offer he cannot refuse. We’ve all heard that quote from The Godfather, the epic mafia trilogy made by Francis Ford Coppola. For so many years, we look at the Godfather as ...

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Art
stanislavski method acting
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We’ve all heard the stories. Robert DeNiro drove a taxi for 12 hours shift in New York to prepare for The Taxi. Heath Ledger locked himself up in his apartment to become as lonely as the Joker...

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Comedy
robin williams
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Robin Williams is widely regarded as one of the best comedy actors in the history of Hollywood. He was also one of the first actors to have his own stand-up comedy show. The irony is that whi...

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Performing Arts
stand up beginnings
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Stand-up comedy is at its peak for the past 10 to 15 years. Many actors are making stand-up comedy an even better enjoyment and entertainment than a comedy movie. Robin Williams made stand-up...

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Lifestyle
death in hollywood
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Art +2

When people think of Hollywood, they think of glamour, fame, luxury, and everything else that comes with that fabulous life. But the truth is that it is not all shiny in Ho...

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History
star wars documentary
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This year we celebrate 40 years anniversary of the first Star Wars movie. The latest installment of the saga, Episode 8, is about to hit theaters. With that in mind, it is...

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History
shakespeare facts
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William Shakespeare is one of the most legendary and famous writers in the history of literature. Almost everyone are familiar with his work like Romeo and Juliet, Othello, M...

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Performing Arts
jim carey paint
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Jim Carey has always been an inspiration character. His humor is just out of this world. And last year, he was devastated after his former girlfriend committed suicide. Carey...

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Personal Triumphs
bradley theodore
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Art +2

Bradley Theodore wanted to be an artist even as a kid. However, he did not know how to paint. As he grew older, he started painting. He started working as a freelance digital desig...

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Comedy
classic hollywood movie bloopers
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Art +1

The period between 1930s and the 1940s is referred by many as “The Golden Age of Hollywood”. The style of the Classical Hollywood cinema was vastly influenced by the Rena...

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Music
garbers garage door company
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Art +1

When a business is closing after 40 years, you just cannot believe it happens. We grow up with certain brands, with certain companies. They become part of our lives, and an integ...

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Short
taj mahal history
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Art +2

We all know the story of Taj Mahal. It has been told over and over. The modern city wonder, Taj Mahal was built by the emperor Shah Jahan as a gift for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal...

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Short
The Zerega Project
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Even if you have lived your entire life in Bronx, you probably haven’t seen it everything. Photographer Patricio Robayo manages to capture a piece of the Bronx that you pro...

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History
taj mahal secrets
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47:00
Art +1

The Taj Mahal is one of the most grandeurs and impressive buildings ever built. After all, the Taj Mahal Palace is considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world.The...

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Short
Van Bo
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Art +2

He is color blind on one eye, but believes he can do colors better than any other artist. He believes he is the greatest “black” painter ever. Before he became a painter,...

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Art
Alan Kitching
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It is not hard to recognize a graphic print by Alan Kitching, one of Britain’s greatest typographers. Alan has created more than 400 prints in his lifetime, and they were a...

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Personal Triumphs
aldo balding
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Art +2

You’ll rarely see so many men in suits in a picture as you would see in pictures by Aldo Balding. The British painter, born in 1960, is now one of the most recognized figur...

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Conspiracy
mona lisa
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Art +1

Her smile has captured the world’s attention. Mona Lisa is a masterpiece by every way and factor you see it. She is unique, a simple, yet priceless painting. She is looking at ...

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Social
War Dance
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Art +3

War/Dance is a 2007 American documentary composed and directed by Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine. The producer is Susan MacLaury, a teacher at Kean University along with Albie Hec...

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Art
Markus Andersen: Photographing Sydney
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This documentary is concerned with the work of an Australian photographer Markus Andersen. His work is mostly done with an analogue 35mm camera, and as he states , the images he ...

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People
The Art of Recycling
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Art +1

Is there a way to convert recyclable material into art? This documentary will provide a heartwarming story of the community of catadores, the people who collect and recycle vario...

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Art
Ai Weiwei: Art and Activism
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This documentary is concerned with the life and work of Ai Weiwei. He is a Chinese artist and a political activist. The director of this documentary and a personal acquaintance o...

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Art
Wim Wenders: Pina
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This documentary is concerned with the work of Pina Bausch. She was a leading dance figure and choreographer in the Tanztheater style. Unfortunately, she has passed during the film...

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Art
The Theft Of The Barnes Foundation
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This documentary is looking into the theft of the Barnes Foundation. It is considered to be the world's best collection of post-Impressionist art and in 2009 its value is estimat...

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Strange
The Life Of H.P. Lovecraft
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Art +1

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was born on August 20, 1890 in Providence and died on March 15, 1937. He was an American author known for his influential works of horror fiction. He is...

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Art
Exit Through the Gift Shop
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This is a film by street artist Banksy that tells the story of Thierry Guetta, a French immigrant in Los Angeles, and his obsession with street art. The film charts Guetta's cons...

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Art
H.R. Giger
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Hans Rudolf “Ruedi” Giger, was a Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor and set designer. He finished the study of architecture and industrial design at the School of Applied Art...

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Crime
Historical paintings stolen all over the world
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Art +1

Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or a similar medium to a surface. In art, the term painting describes both the act and the result of the action.Paintin...

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Art
Comic Heroes Unmasked
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Comics are a medium used to express ideas via images, often combined with text or other visual information. A comic book frequently takes the form of juxtaposed sequences of pane...

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Art
The Genius of Photography
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‘The Genius of Photography’ is a documentary film by BBC Four, captured in six parts: Fixing the Shadows, Documents for Artists, Right Place, Right Time?, Paper Movies, We Are ...

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Social
That’s  Greece
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This short documentary is really good attempt by the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (BHCC) when they presented this at their Annual Conference in London on 28 June 2011 to d...

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Technology
Garbage Warrior
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Art +4

This enthralling documentary is not simply about the fascinating subject of Garbage recycling and bio-diversity along with the architechtural designs associated with biotechture bu...

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Art
Andy Goldsworthy’s Rivers and Tides
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In ‘Andy Goldsworthy’s Rivers and Tides’, documentarian Thomas Riedelsheimer shows how Andy Goldsworthy brings alive art in the form of structures and scenes art in natural s...

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Art
This Is Modern Art
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‘This Is Modern Art’ highlights the current trend in modern art and compares it with the works of legends such as Picasso, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol, illustrating along t...

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Art
This Is Civilization
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In ‘This Is Civilization’, Mathew Collings analyses how our world has been shaped by the cultures of the past and personally selects the greatest artistic moments and monuments...

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Art
The Genius of Mozart
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‘The Genius of Mozart’ recreates the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s (1756–1791). Charles Hazlewood, a popular composer and presenter brings an insightful, educational di...

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Art
The Genius of Design
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The Genius of Design is a documentary series which explores the history of design. The very first episode gives a fascinating account of the birth of industrial design. The film ex...

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Art
The Genius of Beethoven
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In ‘The Genius of Beethoven’, Paul Rhys very accurately portrays the life of Ludwig van Beethoven, vividly conveying the loneliness and gloom Beethoven experienced throughout h...

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Art
Infamy
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Infamy follows the story of a number of “famous” graffiti artists. This documentary shows the life and the art of this controversial medium. Some quickly dismiss graffiti as va...

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Art
Impressionism: Revenge of the Nice
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‘Impressionism: Revenge of the Nice’ is a wonderful documentary by Matthew Collings re assessing the art of Impressionism and focusing on the legends in this field such as Cour...

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Art
American Visions
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American Visions, an eight-part documentary series which deals with American art. The film is written and narrated by Time magazine art critic Robert Hughes. American Visions is bo...

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Art
High Class Homeless
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"This documentary addresses the demise of many who decide that they simply cannot afford the luxury of living in rented accommodation and opt to live in an RV (recreational Vehicle...

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Art
Modern Masters
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"Modern Masters is a four- part TV series describing the lifetime and accomplishments of four goliaths of 20th century art: Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Andy War...

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Travel
The Art of Russia
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Art +1

"Series in which fine art commentator Andrew Graham-Dixon articulates the unbelievable narrative of Russian art – its enigmatic splendor – and until now a story unseen on Briti...

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Art
The Divine Michelangelo
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"‘The Divine Michelangelo’ takes the viewers through the life and one of the most significant works of this versatile genius.The film was made by BBC ONE on the occasion of the...

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Art
The Legend of Leigh Bowery
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"The Fable of Leigh Bowery is a comprehensive and telling testimonial to an outrageous and eccentric artisan.Whether he was making headgears out of toilet seats, or the birth in to...

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Art
Leonardo Da Vinci
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"This documentary extols the genius, Leonardo da Vinci and brings to the forefront the accomplishments of this great futuristic visionary, artist, scientist, engineer, and a versat...

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Travel
The Beauty of Maps
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Art +1

"The Beauty of Maps (Seeing the Art in Cartography) a BBC television series looks at maps in incredible detail. The purpose behind the film is to highlight the artistic attribution...

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