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A History of Art in Three Colours: White (BBC Documentary)

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A History of Art in Three Colours Episode 3 of 3

In the Age of Reason, it was the rediscovery of the white columns and marbles of antiquity that made white the most virtuous of colours. For the flamboyant JJ Wickelmann and the British genius Josiah Wedgewood, white embodied all the Enlightenment values of justice, equality and reason.

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