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'On Television' (Frieze Talks London 2011)

19-05-2016

 

Why, despite its huge cultural significance, does television not have a greater influence on contemporary art?

Although many artists watch everything from Breaking Bad to 30 Rock, art tends to engage with trash television, not high-quality productions such as The Wire or Mad Men

Considering its engagement with visual culture, why hasn't art responded to the rise of the complex television of the HBO era? 

 

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