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The Artist and his Public—10

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A Discussion between ERIC NEWTON and R. H. WILENSKI
This evening listeners are to hear a clash between Mr. Eric Newton and Mr. R. H. Wilenski , artist and art critic. Mr. Wilenski's ' The Modern Movement in Art', published in 1927, is accepted as a brilliant exposition of the modernist movement ; he is a past contributor to THE RADIO Times, and has recently contributed two articles on Twentieth Century Style to The Listener.
Mr. Newton, counsel this evening for the old school, is to cross-examine an art critic who has sympathies with the new one. The older generation will be interested to hear the expert champion the modern movement. It seems it does not matter from the modernist point of view what the picture is like, so long as the artist's intentions are original. But Mr. Newton, and the older generation, expect the picture to give pleasure of some kind. They are not concerned with the artist's intentions. Mr. Wilenski does not look at a picture and say, ' Do I like this?' He looks at it and says, ' What is this ? What sort of activity has produced it ? '

Contributors

Unknown: R. H. Wilenski
Unknown: Mr. Eric Newton
Artist: Mr. R. H. Wilenski

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The Artist and his Public—10

National Programme Daventry, 11 March 1935 19.30






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