Art Documentaries - 3/4 Abstract Artists In Their Own Words
3/4 Abstract Artists In Their Own Words
First broadcast: Sep 2014.
Documentary which unlocks the BBC archives to tell the story of abstract art in Britain through the words of some of its leading lights.
From Barbara Hepworth's abstract geometric forms and Bridget Riley's op art imagery to Anthony Caro's bold new ideas about sculpture, the film reveals the remarkable and varied ways in which British artists explored the idea of abstraction in the 20th century.