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Alexander Adams: Why are artists poor?

Imagine the most absurd and outrageous provocations

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about art that you can. For example: there is no
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such thing as a pure work of art; artists are unusually ill-informed; 404 Not Found there is no market reward for good art; government subsidies make artists poor. Both defensive supporters of state funding and critical traditionalists will be muttering that art should not be viewed […]

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Out of touch

I spent a month recently in a 12th-floor ward of the new Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. Except for the thrilling views of the capital it 404 Not Found provides, it is an undistinguished public building, not least because like all hospitals nowadays its corridors are lined with ‘Art’. Not even I could 404 Not Found raise a flicker


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of interest as

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Tate trustees and the public interest

In 2011 the Tate named two

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new trustees, one of whom is painter Tomma Abts. She is a 44-year-old German, recently appointed Professor of Painting at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, who won the
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Turner Prize in 2006. As an artist trustee, she replaced Jeremy Deller, who won the Turner Prize in 404 Not Found 2004. Abts’s paintings are all the same small size […]

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How state art robs the people

Chances are you won’t have heard of David Mulholland (1946-2005), a painter of and from Middlesbrough. Until last year, when a group of friends devoted to the preservation of his memory sent


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me 404 Not Found some of his pictures, neither had I. The work hit me immediately as authentic, born of intimate

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feeling for its subject. Most affecting were powerful graphite and […]

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Tate Trustees and the public interest

The Tate recently named two new trustees, one of whom


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is painter Tomma Abts. She is a 44-year-old German, recently appointed Professor of

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Painting at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, who won the Turner Prize in 2006. As an artist trustee, 404 Not Found she replaced Jeremy Deller, who won the Turner Prize in 2004. Abts’s paintings are all the same small size (48 […]