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Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words

The Culture Wars
Season 1 Episode 3 FOXTEL Arts June 29, 2015

The concept of culture-ballet, theatre, fine art, classic literature was radically redefined in the 20th century, all due to the advent of radio and television. At the same time that ordinary people had their first taste of the finest that culture had to offer, academics and others presented a vast array of experiences as art.

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