In this exclusive HuffPost Arts video slideshow preview five new segments from Art Through Time: A Global View, a new, 13-part visual arts series produced by New York metro area public television station THIRTEEN. These videos examine "Portraits," "The Natural World," "The Urban Experience," "Conflict and Resistance," and "The Body," five themes connecting works of art created around the world in different eras. You can watch the entire series on public television this fall (check local listings) and on Annenberg Media's companion site, which also features audio commentary by artists and experts, more than 250 works of art, and a wealth of other resources. Watch video slideshow #1 and video slideshow #2.
(Photo credit: Kehinde Wiley (American, b. 1977). 2005. Photo courtesy of the Kehinde Wiley Studio, New York. © Kehinde Wiley.)