Post Tagged with: "Anish Kapoor"

in Essays

Alexander Adams: Why are artists poor?

Imagine the most absurd and outrageous provocations about art that you can. For example: there is no such thing as a pure work of art; artists are unusually ill-informed; there is


nginx/1.17.10
no market reward for good art; government subsidies make 404 Not Found artists poor. Both defensive supporters of state funding and critical traditionalists will be muttering that art should

404 Not Found

not be viewed […]

in Comment

Out of touch

I spent a month recently in a 12th-floor ward of the new Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. Except for the


nginx/1.17.10
thrilling views of the capital it provides, it is an undistinguished public 404 Not Found building, not least because like all hospitals nowadays its corridors 404 Not Found are lined with ‘Art’. Not even I

404 Not Found

could raise a flicker of interest as I […]

in Uncategorized

Tate trustees and the public interest

In 2011 the Tate named two new trustees, one of whom is painter Tomma 404 Not Found Abts. She is a 44-year-old German, recently appointed Professor of Painting at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, who won


nginx/1.17.10
the Turner Prize in 2006. As an artist

404 Not Found

trustee, she replaced Jeremy Deller, who won the Turner Prize in 2004. Abts’s paintings are all the same small size […]

in Editorials

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

404 Not Found

devoted to the preservation of his memory sent me some of his pictures, neither had I. The 404 Not Found work hit me immediately as authentic, born of
nginx/1.17.10
intimate feeling for its subject. Most affecting were powerful graphite and […]

in Editorials

Tate Trustees and the public interest

The Tate recently named two new trustees, one of whom is painter Tomma Abts. She is a 44-year-old German, recently 404 Not Found appointed Professor of Painting

404 Not Found

at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, who
nginx/1.17.10
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 (48 […]