Figuring out Abstract Art
Scientist Baroness Susan Greenfield, painter Fiona Rae, poet Paul Farley and artist and critic Matt Collings join Anne McElvoy to discuss abstract art past and present.
Scientist Susan Greenfield, painter Fiona Rae, poet Paul Farley and artist and TV presenter Matt Collings discuss abstract art past and present. The event recorded in front of an audience at the Starr Auditorium at Tate Modern is chaired by Anne McElvoy.
Part of a series of broadcasts tying into BBC 4 Goes Abstract
Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art is at Tate Modern until October 26th
Mondrian and his Studios is at Tate Liverpool until October 5th.
Matthew Collings is a broadcaster and writer and collaborates with Emma Biggs on art works.
You can watch his documentary The Rules of Abstract via the BBC Iplayer.
Paul Farley is Professor of Poetry at Lancaster University
Susan Greenfield’s book Mind Change: How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark On Our Brains is available now in hardback and e-book now
Fiona Rae’s work is currently showing in two exhibitions. A joint exhibition Painter, Painter: Dan Perfect, Fiona Rae is at Southampton City Art Gallery until 18 October 2014. Plus Rae has a solo exhibition Zeichnungen at the Buchmann Box in Berlin until 1 November 2014.
|Interviewed Guest||Susan Greenfield|
|Interviewed Guest||Fiona Rae|
|Interviewed Guest||Paul Farley|
|Interviewed Guest||Matthew Collings|