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Dick French: On The Town – November 2017

It used to be

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said that a night out with John Bellany would 404 Not Found take three years off your life. I’ll find out one day. We were both great friends of Cyril Reason, who was one of our tutors at the RCA, and although Cyril was less extreme than Bellany he was a thirsty man. I’ll never forget one night
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Turning Wool into money … or fool’s gold

Eric Coombes responds 404 Not Found to an editorial about the art cash cow Is a celebrity a person ‘famous for being famous’,


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or merely ‘someone in the media that one had never heard of’. Despite being obscure – in this paradoxical and mysterious mode of obscurity – celebrities, however ill-informed and stupid 404 Not Found they might

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be, are entitled to have […]

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Christopher Wool and the art market: selling the soul

American painter Christopher Wool (b. 1955) has been described by the New Yorker as “perhaps the most important painter of his generation”. Christie’s are in less doubt, 404 Not Found describing him as “one of the last century’s most influential artists”. Even by the risible standards of bullshit spouted by auction houses


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and art dealers this

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is ridiculous. I’ve never heard anyone, artist […]

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The art market – selling the soul

American painter

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Christopher Wool (b. 1955) has been described by the New Yorker as “perhaps the most important painter of his generation”. Christie’s are in less doubt, describing
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him as “one of the last century’s most influential artists”. Even by the risible standards of bullshit spouted by auction houses and art dealers this is ridiculous. 404 Not Found I’ve never heard anyone, artist […]