A History of Arts Television in Britain
From Monitor to The Late Show, British television programs featuring the visual arts are profiled in the book.
The various types or genres of arts programs are identified, including review programs, strand series, drama-documentaries, and artists' profiles, and a chronological account of their evolution from 1936 to the 1990s is provided. Major series such as Civilization, Ways of Seeing, Shock of the New, State of the Art, and Relative Values are examined in detail.
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