Pevsner: The Complete Broadcast Talks

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Between 1945 and 1947, Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-1983) gave more radio talks than any art historian before or since: this volume brings together 113 surviving texts of his BBC radio broadcasts on art and architecture, including programmes in German for the World Service and the seven 1955 Reith lectures. As well as illuminating Pevsner's thinking, the book, with Games's scholarly commentary, illustrates contemporary approaches to the arts and the BBC's attempts to provide intellectual programming for a mass audience.

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Pevsner: The Complete Broadcast Talks

Pevsner: The Complete Broadcast Talks

Architecture and Art on Radio and Television, 1945-1977

Hardback596pp244x172mm

9781409461975     Product Code: 224244

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Between 1945 and 1947, Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-1983) gave more radio talks than any art historian before or since: this volume brings together 113 surviving texts of his BBC radio broadcasts on art and architecture, including programmes in German for the World Service and the seven 1955 Reith lectures. As well as illuminating Pevsner's thinking, the book, with Games's scholarly commentary, illustrates contemporary approaches to the arts and the BBC's attempts to provide intellectual programming for a mass audience.

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