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The Art Of America

The Art Of America


The Art Of America follows Andrew Graham-Dixon as he takes part on an epic journey from east to west, following in the footsteps of the pioneers who built the foundations of modern America.
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Final: 1x03 -- What Lies Beneath (Nov/28/2011)


After travelling to In Levittown, Andrew finds out about the dark side of post-war consumerism and the part artists have played in helping to challenge the status quo. He then makes his way to New York's Metropolitan Museum to take a look at the artwork of 1950s America, Jasper Johns's White Flag. He also takes a look at Andy Warhol's soup can paintings and and talks to James Rosenquist. After making his way to Los Angeles, Andrew takes a look at the graphic style of Ed Ruscha and the city's contribution to 20th century design called Googie architecture.
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Andrew Graham-DixonAndrew Graham-Dixon
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Warning: The Art Of America guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Travel
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: BBC FOUR ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Mondays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: November 14, 2011
Ended: November 28, 2011
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