Survey the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale. Civilizations reveals the role art and creative imagination have played in forging humanity, and introduce viewers to works of beauty, ingenuity and illumination across cultures. Liev Schreiber narrates. Tune in or stream new episodes Tuesdays at 8/7c.

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The Cult of Progress


Examine the rise and fall of “progress” as an ideology.