Jak umění utvářelo svět: Lidštější než člověk / How Art Made the World: More Human Than Human

Images dominate our lives. They tell us how to behave or feel. They form and define us. But why are the images, symbols and art that we see every day so influential? The answer is many thousand years old. In a five-episode series produced by BBC, Professor Nigel Spivey, an expert on classical Greek art and archaeology, reflects on what impact art has on human society and why we, unlike other species, have the ability to create and read symbolic images. In the first episode, entitled More Human Than Human, Spivey as the guide focuses on the human body and asks why we are surrounded by images of bodies that look unrealistic. Is it because we people just do not like reality?