Art critic Waldemar Januszczak visits the world's oldest international contemporary art festival.

Against the backdrop of its feverish opening days and with a soundtrack provided by the floating city - Venice's boats, bars, crowds and of course its water - he looks at how art on this international stage has become a propaganda tool for national pride and values.


Genre

  • Factual
  • Arts, Culture & the Media

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20090616 (Radio 4)

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