This is Modern Art


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This Is Modern Art is a six-part TV series written and presented by the English art critic Matthew Collings. It was broadcast in 1999 on Channel 4.

The series won several awards including a BAFTA. It became popular both because of its sometimes jokey and sometimes thoughtful explanations of the work and attitude of a new wave of artists that had recently been publicized in the British mass media, and because of its author's witty and irreverent, though clearly highly informed, commentary style.

The six parts are titled: I am a Genius, Shock! Horror!, Lovely Lovely, Nothing matters, Hollow Laughter, and The Shock of the Now. (adapted from its Wikipedia page)

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rating 7.8 / 10
category Art
year 1999
with Matthew Collings
duration 5 hrs 3 mins
added November 1, 2017

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