"An exciting and informative anthology which will serve as an inspiration to both researchers and teachers." European Journal of Communication
With the proliferation of films, television programs, and videos about the arts, this book tackles how these media outlets have approached their subject. It invites debate about the relations between art forms, popular cultural practices (including watching TV), and audiences, as more people receive their understanding of culture and the arts through television than through visits to opera houses, theaters, or art galleries. This collection of articles addresses topics such as the history of art coverage on British television, how the media represents feminist art, and the impact of various postmodern arts practices.