Masterpiece

In the series Masterpiece, a team of experts reveal the untold mysteries and surprising techniques behind some of the world’s most famous paintings in order to recreate them.
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Clouds and Water - William Turner

In this episode, an iron, a chalk rock at Margate and a jar of beeswax play a leading role. More...
New York Festivals TV & Film Award

In this episode, an iron, a chalk rock at Margate and a jar of beeswax play a leading role. In 1840, William Turner painted the masterpiece 'Clouds and Water'. Contemporary artist Charlotte tries to fathom his loose style with thick blobs. In the meantime, Englishman and cellist Dominic Seldis visits to play an ode to the 'British Rembrandt'. Restorer Michel discovers that the painting has undergone precarious treatment, but wonders how. In search of the answers, presenter Jasper visits the Tate Britain, and the entire team gathers on a windy English cliff.

In the series Masterpiece, a team of experts reveal the untold mysteries and surprising techniques behind some of the world’s most famous paintings in order to recreate them. Can the reconstruction ever live up the original? Can only a master create a masterpiece?

The Netherlands is synonymous with the greatest painters and renowned paintings in history. Dutch paintings are illustrious, world-famous and unparalleled. Is there a secret behind these great masterpieces? If this secret were to be discovered to replicate the painting, could you tell the difference? In MASTERPIECE, produced by POSVIDEOS a team of leading experts take up the ultimate challenge to reconstruct a diverse selection of eight complex and heralded Dutch masterpieces. In the process, the experts pull out all the stops to get as close as possible to the artist’s technique, style and perception of the world.

Masterpiece consists of 3 series. Season 4 is in production and will be available at the end of 2020. 

Documentary
Marc Pos
2019
POSVIDEO
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