Think you know these works by Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne and Seurat? Think again.

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Art is communication. Every painting is a message the artist is trying to tell us. But are we listening?

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The Art Mysteries on BBC Select

Art detective Waldemar Januszcak peels away the familiarity of the masterworks of four great painters – Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne, Seurat – to uncover surprising messages, blinding social commentary and a cry for help that will make you see these much loved works in an entirely new light.

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