The Shock of the New

Presented by Robert Hughes, this series picks up at the threshold of the 20th century and discusses a wide range of major art figures, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Max Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock.
The Shock of the New: Volume 1: The Mechanical ParadiseRunning Time: 0:58:00

Presented by Robert Hughes, this series picks up at the threshold of the 20th century and discusses a wide range of major art figures, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Max Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock.

The Shock of the New: Volume 2: The Powers That BeRunning Time: 0:59:00

Presented by Robert Hughes, this series picks up at the threshold of the 20th century and discusses a wide range of major art figures, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Max Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock.

The Shock of the New: Volume 3: The Landscape of PleasureRunning Time: 0:58:00

Presented by Robert Hughes, this series picks up at the threshold of the 20th century and discusses a wide range of major art figures, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Max Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock.

The Shock of the New: Volume 4: Trouble in UtopiaRunning Time: 1:00:00

Presented by Robert Hughes, this series picks up at the threshold of the 20th century and discusses a wide range of major art figures, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Max Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock.

The Shock of the New: Volume 5: The Threshold of LibertyRunning Time: 0:58:00

Presented by Robert Hughes, this series picks up at the threshold of the 20th century and discusses a wide range of major art figures, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Max Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock.

The Shock of the New: Volume 6: The View from the EdgeRunning Time: 0:59:00

Presented by Robert Hughes, this series picks up at the threshold of the 20th century and discusses a wide range of major art figures, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Max Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock.

The Shock of the New: Volume 7: Culture as NatureRunning Time: 1:00:00

Presented by Robert Hughes, this series picks up at the threshold of the 20th century and discusses a wide range of major art figures, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Max Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock.

The Shock of the New: Volume 8: The Future That WasRunning Time: 0:59:00

Presented by Robert Hughes, this series picks up at the threshold of the 20th century and discusses a wide range of major art figures, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, le Corbusier, Max Ernst, Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock.

Series SKUSN
Video Programs8
SubjectsHistory, World History, Fine Arts, Art History
Supplemental Files1
Released2001
Produced By BBC
Copyright ©1980 BBC
Grade Levels10th Grade through Post Secondary
MARC Records for SN
MARC records for the Full Series SN, The Shock of the New