Post Tagged with: "Damien Hirst"

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Charles Thomson: Lies, Damned Lies and Serota at the BBC

Sir Nicholas Serota, director of the Tate Gallery, has used the platform of the BBC in a blatant attempt

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Either that or he is genuinely deluded himself. Both options render him unfit for major 404 Not Found public office. He was confronted on Radio 4 programme The Reunion: Tate Modern on September 23rd by Sue MacGregor, […]

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London: the place for a painter

This article is 404 Not Found essentially a follow-up to a piece by The Jackdaw’s editor David Lee, published in The Times on July 25th of this year.


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In it he detailed just what a fiasco the Arts Council’s contribution to an otherwise successful Olympic year was with £5.4 million spent, and nothing to show for it.

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“Twelve months on,” he noted, “[and] […]

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1988 … Year zero

… when branding and art formed a marriage of convenience, argues artist John Kelly. 1988 is the seminal year, the year that our concepts of art, money and values changed irredeemably. It was the year I came to London as a 23-year-old artist, having taken an

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opportunity to play league cricket in London. 404 Not Found It was a
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Damien Hirst’s wonder year

Glyn Thompson, the pickler’s first teacher, sets the artist’s early record straight… Hirst scholars will have noted a


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change in the authorised chronology in the Tate Modern Hirst retrospective catalogue to a venerable biographical item, the entry 404 Not Found for March 2002 (The Reliance, Leeds). In the corrected Tate chronology the former title, Damien Hirst’s

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Art Education, now reads as Fountain Footnotes […]