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The shock of the new

Author: Robert HughesLorna PegramRobin LoughDavid CheshireDavid RichardsonAll authors
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2001?]
Series: Shock of the new, 4.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Robert Hughes' history of modern art from cubism to pop and the avant-garde. The sequel to the BBC's Civilization series, picks up at the threshold of the 20th century. It is written and presented by Robert Hughes, art critic and senior writer for Time. Hughes draws on a wealth of documentary materials from the archives of the BBC, including rare footage and interviews with noted artists. The range of major  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Interviews
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hughes; Lorna Pegram; Robin Lough; David Cheshire; David Richardson; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.; Reiner Moritz Productions.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 49241006
Notes: Each episode ca. 60 min.
Credits: Trouble in utopia and The threshold of liberty produced by Robin Lough ; The view from the edge produced by David Cheshire ; Culture as nature and The future that was directed by David Richardson
Performer(s): Narrator, Robert Hughes.
Event notes: Originally broadcast by the BBC in 1982.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 416 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Vol. 1/2. The mechanical paradise ; The powers that be --
v. 3/4. The landscape of pleasure ; Trouble in Utopia --
v. 5/6. The threshold of liberty ; The view from the edge --
v. 7/8. Culture as nature ; The future that was.
Series Title: Shock of the new, 4.
Other Titles: Shock of the new (Television program)
Responsibility: written and presented by Robert Hughes ; a BBC-TV production in association with Time Life Films and RM Productions, Munich ; produced by Lorna Pegram.

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"Robert Hughes' history of modern art from cubism to pop and the avant-garde. The sequel to the BBC's Civilization series, picks up at the threshold of the 20th century. It is written and presented by Robert Hughes, art critic and senior writer for Time. Hughes draws on a wealth of documentary materials from the archives of the BBC, including rare footage and interviews with noted artists. The range of major figures includes Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Maz Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock."--Container.

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