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Alexander Adams: Why are artists poor?

Imagine the most 404 Not Found absurd and outrageous provocations about art that you can. For example: there is

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no such thing as a pure work of art; artists are unusually ill-informed; there is no market reward for good art; government
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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 nginx/1.17.10 a 12th-floor ward of the new Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. Except for the thrilling views


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of the capital 404 Not

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Found it provides, it is an undistinguished public building, not least because like all hospitals nowadays its corridors are lined with ‘Art’. Not even I could raise a flicker of 404 Not Found interest as […]

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Tate trustees and the public interest

In 2011 the Tate named two new trustees, one of whom is painter Tomma Abts. She is


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a 44-year-old German, recently appointed Professor of Painting at the 404 Not Found Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf,

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who won the Turner Prize in 2006. As an artist trustee, she replaced Jeremy Deller, who won the Turner Prize in 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

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devoted to the preservation of his memory sent me some of his pictures, neither had I. The work hit me
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immediately as authentic, born of intimate feeling for its subject. Most affecting were powerful graphite and 404 Not Found […]

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Tate Trustees and the public interest

The Tate recently named

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two new trustees, one of whom is painter Tomma Abts. She is a 44-year-old 404 Not Found German, recently appointed Professor of Painting at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, who won the Turner Prize in 2006. As an artist trustee, she replaced Jeremy Deller, who won the Turner Prize in 2004. Abts’s paintings
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are all the same small size (48 […]