Screening of the BBC Documentary at CREEVA Studio, Creativity Community On 9 February (Sunday), 6 pm.
“Shock of the New – Episode 1: Mechanical Paradise”
The Shock of the New is a 1980 documentary television series written and presented by Robert Hughes; its combination of insight, wit and accessibility are still widely praised. The series consists of 8 episodes each an hour long and addresses the development of modern art since the Impressionists.
Episode 1: Mechanical Paradise discusses how the development of technology influenced art between 1880 and the end of World War I. Cubism and Futurism.
The remaining 7 episodes will be screened over the next weeks.