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The Secret History of Art

THE SECRET HISTORY OF ART takes you on a series of private guided tours of the world's greatest artworks. Best-selling author and professor of art history Noah Charney presents the history, symbolism, and importance of each work. The Secret History of Art is a series of lessons in miniature on great works of art around the world. By spending just a few minutes per masterpiece, you can learn the mysteries, stories, and secrets of some of civilization’s greatest treasures.

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Wine Fraud--The Secret History of Art

31 Mar 2012

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TEDx at Celje

At the TEDx conference in Celje, Slovenia, 10 November 2012, Noah Charney gives a talk on Art Theft.

20 Mar 2016

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Secret History of Art: How I Write-- Jared Diamond

The Secret History Art introduces live interviews from the How I Write column of The Daily Beast.  Each Wednesday, Noah Charney interviews an author about their writing process, their quirks and habits, and where they keep their desk.....This week Noah interviews Pulitzer Prize winning author Jared Diamond, who's book "The World Until Yesterday" was recently released in paperback.

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