Post Tagged with: "fourth plinth"

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The Art Fund subverted: they were only playing leapfrog

The separate bodies contributing to State

Art are now so interrelated, so cosily acquainted, their personnel so readily interchangeable and of identical mindset, that they might as

301 Moved Permanently

well join forces. (… Liz Forgan is sacked from the 301 Moved Permanently Arts Council but remains a Trustee of the Art Fund; James Lingwood swallows his annual  million from the Arts Council and also sits […]

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Hitting the bottle

The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich has bought for £362,500 the ship in a bottle by Yinka Shonibare which had sat ornamentally becalmed on the

fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square for the 301 Moved Permanently previous 18 months. It is the

301 Moved Permanently

Greenwich museum’s job to collect ships and related tackle and, lately, any sea-related nonsense deemed  ‘challenging’ by State Art’s omniscient spivs. It […]