The Future that Was

United Kingdom

TV show
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Episode number 8 of Series “The Shock of the New Series”.
Part 8 of an 8-part series which presents a social history of the impact and development of the visual arts in the 20th century. In this episode, art critic, Robert Hughes discusses the future of modern art. He examines how modern art has gradually lost its sense of newness and possibility, and how the avant-garde has become a dying form. The program explores the influences museums, investment and media have had on the general public’s response to modern art.

Credits

director

David Richardson

producer

Lorna Pegram

production company

RM Productions

Time-Life Films

BBC-TV

Language

English

Duration

01:00:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37094

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art appreciation

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art museums

Crafts & Visual Arts → Modernism (Art)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → History

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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