Post Tagged with: "Jeremy Deller"

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Art under kleptocracy

                          Another month, another book on the contemporary art economy, this time from an

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overlooked perspective. The New Economy
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of Art, 404 Not Found a joint publication by DACS and Artquest, looks at the art market from the POV of the average artist. Not surprisingly, it finds plenty to puzzle over. […]

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The Art Fund subverted: they were only playing leapfrog

The separate bodies contributing to State Art are now so

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interrelated, so cosily acquainted, their personnel so readily interchangeable and of identical mindset, that they might
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as well join forces. (… Liz Forgan is sacked from the Arts Council but remains a Trustee of the Art Fund; James Lingwood swallows his annual  404 Not Found million from the Arts Council and also sits […]

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Tate trustees and the public interest

In 2011 the Tate named two new trustees, one of whom is painter Tomma Abts. She is a 44-year-old German,


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recently appointed Professor of Painting

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at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, who won the Turner Prize in 2006. As an artist trustee, she replaced Jeremy Deller, who won the Turner Prize 404 Not Found in 2004. Abts’s paintings are all the same small size […]

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How state art robs the people

Chances are you


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won’t have heard of David Mulholland (1946-2005), a painter of and from Middlesbrough. Until last year, when a group of friends

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devoted to the preservation of his memory sent me 404 Not Found some of his pictures, neither had I. The work hit me immediately as authentic, born of intimate feeling for its subject. Most affecting were powerful graphite and […]

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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

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on the fourth plinth in 404 Not Found Trafalgar Square for the previous 18 months. It is the Greenwich museum’s
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job to collect ships and related tackle and, lately, any sea-related nonsense deemed  ‘challenging’ by State Art’s omniscient spivs. It […]