Art on TV Nov. 2-8: Giacometti, Rodin, Canova and Thorvaldsen, Van Gogh

Art programs on TV during the week of November 2-8, 2020.

In the new installment of our TV programs column, we discover the schedule from November 2 to 8.

On Rai 1 in prime time, Wednesday, Nov. 4, a new repeat of Ulysses with Alberto Angela, who in this episode takes the audience to the places of Tomasi di Lampedusa’s The Leopard in Sicily.

On Rai 3 Culture Presents Masters returns Monday through Friday at 3:25 p.m.

On Rai 5 from Monday to Wednesday at 8:24 p.m. will air Art of... France, a docu-series on the history of French art. Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 7:29 p.m. will air the documentary Art at the Cutting Edge, an exciting journey to discover U.S.-signed art. Thursday, Nov. 5 and Friday, Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. will air Secret Cities, which, in the company of young and passionate art historians Janina Ramirez and Alastair Sooke, will show us the hidden gems of some cities such as Barcelona, the protagonist of this first episode, and Amsterdam, the focus of the second episode. On Friday, November 6, at 6:26 p.m. there will be The Case of the Fake Giacomettis, the documentary on fake copies of Alberto Giacometti’s works, while at 8:58 p.m. there will be two episodes of Art Night, the first devoted to Antonio Canova and Bertel Thorvaldsen, the second to Rodin and his unfinished work The Gates of Hell.

On Rai Storia episodes 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of #Maestros return daily at 6:30 pm.

On Sky Arte on Monday, Nov. 2 at 2:20 p.m. will air Donna di quadri, a tribute to Graziella Lonardi Buontempo, a patron, art collector and exhibition organizer who revolutionized the perception and dissemination of contemporary art in Italy. On Thursday 5, new episodes of ArtBox and Musei will be broadcast starting at 8:40 p.m., while on Friday 6 at 8:10 p.m. there will be a new appointment with Luce Social Club.

Also of note is the airing of Van Gogh - On the Threshold of Eternity on Sky Cinema Drama on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 10:55 p.m.

Art on TV Nov. 2-8: Giacometti, Rodin, Canova and Thorvaldsen, Van Gogh
Art on TV Nov. 2-8: Giacometti, Rodin, Canova and Thorvaldsen, Van Gogh

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