Trouble in utopia

United Kingdom, 1980

TV show
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Episode number 4 of Series “The Shock of the New Series”.
Part 4 of an 8-part series which presents a social history of the impact and development of the visual arts in the 20th century, by art critic and writer Robert Hughes. In each episode, Hughes examines the forces which monitored the directions painting, architecture and photography took from the late 1800’s to the present. In this episode the concept of ‘ideal modernity’ in the sphere of 20th century architecture is explored. Examines the result of attempts by architects to create an ideal society which arose out of a desire to remake the world.

Credits

director

David Richardson

producer

Lorna Pegram

production company

BBC

Language

English

Duration

01:00:00:00

Colour

Colour

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/81138--trouble-in-utopia/ |title=Trouble in utopia |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=21 April 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}