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Simon Schama's the Power of Art (3pc) (Dig) [DVD] &hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Simon Schama
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5.0 out of 5 stars Looking at Art, 6 Dec 2009
Most of the world needs help in looking at art, myself included. I taught art history pretty steadily for most of my life and it has been, to me, my most significant accomplishment. Why? Because I love to look, ask questions, gather data and eventually arrive at insight. At that precise moment I want to share that insight in the most desperate way and for many years the classroom was where it happened.

Simon Schama is a man after my own heart. His approach to art is multi-disciplinary which means he draws upon his vast range of knowledge as an historian, as a man who seems to have read everything and as a person who has travelled to see each art work he talks about in person. He… Read more

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