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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.


R3Arts: Night Waves - English landscape painting 10 Dec 12

December 11th, 2012

Episode 252 of 1341 episodes

Constable, Gainsborough and Turner, the three towering figures of English landscape painting, have their artwork showcased in a new exhibition at the Royal Academy – Anne McElvoy is joined by art critic Lynn Nead and historian Andrew Wulf to review. Sir Ronald Harwood talks about adapting his play Quartet for the big screen. Advertising executives Robin Wight and Barry Delaney discuss the legacy of David Ogilvy. And the artist Katrina van Grouw gets under the skin of birds in a remarkable book of anatomical drawings.

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