BBC 丑陋的美丽 BBC Ugly Beauty

  • 导演: BBC
  • 主演: Waldemar Januszczak
  • 类型: 纪录片
  • 制片国家/地区: 英国
  • 语言: 英语
  • 片长: 60分钟
  • 上映日期: 2009-11-21
  • BBC 丑陋的美丽剧情简介
      有的思想家这么认为,他们觉得现代艺术已经无法把握真正的美。然而艺术评论家Waldemar Januszczak却不同意。
      Has beauty disappeared from modern art? Several influential modern thinkers insist that it has. And this belief has inspired them to publish a clutch of recent books which claim that modern art is no longer capable of capturing true beauty: that beauty has gone from art. Art critic Waldemar Januszczak fiercely disagrees, believing that great art is as interested in beauty as ever. Art's search for beauty has manifested itself in depictions of the idealised female form, glorious landscapes, lovely flower studies and perfectly arranged renaissance altar pieces - but where does this search continue today? We know so much about the atomical make-up of our universe that the search for beauty can seem old-fashioned or unscientific. And because so much horror and darkness have passed through modern times, the quest for 'beauty' can even be dismissed as escapist and irrelevant.
      But of course, it isn't. Waldemar Januszczak would argue that the need for transcendent beauty in art is greater than it has ever been. And - most importantly - art knows this. Beauty is out there. You just have to know where to find it. However, beauty today can be electronic or scientific; subtle and elusive. It can be found in the LCD sculptures of Tatsuo Miyajima or the subtle light installations of James Turrell. Carl Andre discovers a stern modern beauty in squares of industrial materials dropped around a goods yard. The cancer paintings of Damien Hirst find a terrible modern beauty in the deformed human anatomy. These and other great searchers after beauty are the subject of this film.
      The world today needs beauty more than it has ever needed it - and modern art is one of its few suppliers.

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