Post Tagged with: "Brian Sewell"

in Comment

Champagne feminist

Sixteen years ago, I wrote an article for a short-lived women’s art magazine called Make

404 Not Found

responding to a complaint on the 404 Not Found letters page that only childless women could succeed as artists. Off the top of my head, I
immediately thought of half a dozen artists who disproved this rule and I interviewed them for a piece called A Woman’s 404 […]

in Leader

Brian Sewell (1931-2015)

It isn’t my intention to repeat 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 unconsidered elsewhere: his astonishing generosity

and the disgraceful but typical hypocrisy

404 Not Found

of the BBC towards him. Brian was a working man. He called himself 404 Not Found ‘working class’, a description some […]