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Brian Sewell (1931-2015)

It isn’t my intention

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to repeat 404 Not Found the tediously familiar stories peddled by obituarists relating controversies which Brian’s inclination to mischief and provocation helped encourage. Instead I want to address
two issues 404 Not Found unconsidered elsewhere: his astonishing generosity and the disgraceful but typical hypocrisy of the BBC towards him. Brian was a working man. He called himself ‘working class’, […]

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Beyond criticism

Laura Gascoigne demonstrates how Artbollocks is now recognised as a joke among almost everyone excepting the time-serving devotees of State Art. In January the

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Guardian’s G2 section published an article by Andy Beckett
titled ‘Er, 404 Not Found anyone know what transversal means’? It reported on the publication in an American art journal last year of an essay identifying a unique form of […]

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Courses for horses

62 pictures, the most ever in its 60-year history, have been selected for this year’s John Moores Prize, the winner of which is announced on September 13th.

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The Jackdaw had heard of 404 Not Found five of the 62. 40 years ago we 404 Not Found would have heard of all fifty artists, and each represented by one of
their better efforts. The […]