“There are undoubtedly elements of satire in the film but our aim wasn’t only to take the piss out of artists,” this was Chris Lewort’s statement on his hilarious mockumentary, The Art Bastard Show; a 45-minute production on the art scene in Bristol. “I think the art world is traditionally something that takes itself very seriously but is in many ways quite hilarious, so much of it is like the story of The Emperor’s New Clothes. ” Lewort quotes the famous Hans Christian Anderson story with the moral message of self-realisation and honesty, both of which are seen in The Art Bastard Show...

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