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Perspective on Graffiti


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To most of us graffiti mean just scribblings and scratchings on walls. But people have scribbled since paleolithic times and left, in spite of themselves, an odd record of hopes, and fears, and thoughts; often disreputable, sometimes funny, sometimes tragic. Throughout the graffiti of every age lurks too a strange, compelling, and always untutored art.
Including: Brassai, Roland Penrose, Chairman of the Institute of Contemporary Arts,
Gale Sieveking, Assistant Keeper in the British Museum's Department of British and Medieval Antiquities.
Introduced by Leonard Maguire.


Presenter: Leonard Maguire
Guest: Brassai
Guest: Roland Penrose
Guest: Gale Sieveking
Designer: Harry Smith
Producer: Beryl Radley

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Perspective on Graffiti

BBC Television, 8 November 1962 13.30

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