Wot! no art

United Kingdom, 1978

Film
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An analysis of British society since 1945, and the relationship or lack thereof, of art to the people. Deals with the problem of people understanding and accepting “modern art”. “Art must be thought of as a basic human need, instead of a luxury that our society can only just afford”

Credits

director

Christopher Mason

Language

English

Duration

00:56:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30695

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Britain - Social life and customs

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Great Britain

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art and society

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art appreciation

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art criticism

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Modern

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Modern - 20th century - Great Britain

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Great Britain - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sociology

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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