2/2 The Durer Rhinoceros - Masterpieces of the British Museum
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM4S2hGZDSE5f2bAv83uQnlcGgnGNpDuo Episode 5/6 Albrecht Durers Rhinoceros is one of the most famous works in the British Museum collection. It is also one of the great images of European art--an image that has taken on an iconic status all its own. But what is so special about this simple woodcut of a lumbering, clumsy, Asian animal? Why has it influenced generations of artists, designers and craftsmen ?