Is Painting Dead?
1 x 50', 1997
Illuminations for Channel 4
Producer Ian Macmillan & Linda Zuck
Director Rena Butterwick
Matthew Collings, Richard Cork, Tracey Emin, Jane Harris & Tim Marlow
Is Painting Dead? was a discussion on the demise of painting in contempory art chaired by Tim Marlow and hown just after the 1997 Turner Prize ceremony.
Featuring Norman Rosenthal, Tracey Emin, Matthew Collings, Richard Cork, Jane Harris, Waldemar Januszczak, Martin Maloney, Roger Scruton, David Sylvester and Karen Wright, the programme captured Tracy Emin’s now famous drunked exit from the debate after she had 'swore and shouted her way into British television history'.