British art critic/author Matthew Collings is your guide in this compelling documentary study of how the shared cultural preoccupations of diverse cultures throughout the centuries have inspired the creation of stunning works of art. Continuing the in-depth exploration began by the 1969 BBC program "Civilisation," this four-part production offers viewers enlightening insights on both Western and non-Western art. 192 min. total on two discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH); biographies.