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A Line in the Sand

State Art is like a virus, it knows no boundaries and spreads like wildfire. In fact, it’s worse than a virus because once it’s arrived

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you can’t get rid of
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it because there’s seemingly no cure. And there are plenty of students actually volunteering to contract it. And national boundaries are no protection for it spreads by telepathic brainwashing. This 404 Not Found […]

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At Home with Dick French

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The Philistine: Nîmes Old and New

Anthony Daniels I see that the architect, Richard Rogers, is to retire at the age of 87. This is an excellent thing, of course, but unfortunately


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it comes seventy years too late. Rogers has done as much as anyone to make the world a little uglier (and locally, much uglier); in that sense 404 Not Found he has been

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very successful. He has […]

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Alexander Adams: The Colston Statue Affair

Alexander Adams This article briefly outlines what happened with the toppling of the Edward Colston statue in Bristol, why it happened and its ramifications. On 7


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June 2020, a large protest took place in 404 Not Found the centre of Bristol, ostensibly against racism. The large gathering was in contravention on national and local restrictions on public gatherings due to

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COVID-19. No dispersal […]

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Moping Owl: Nem Con

Goodness knows we


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have more than enough to mope about these dark days, even without the 404 Not Found current

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plague, what with the evenings drawing in and the weather on the turn, again. It seems to happen every year, Winter. Was it always like this, this cold, wet, windy, foggy, snowy thing, with a spot of flu thrown in for good measure? […]

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Michael Daley: Selling a Leonardo with Oomph

Michael Daley Questions proliferate on the disappeared $450 million Leonardo Salvator Mundi. Where is


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it? Who owns it? Who still believes it a Leonardo? Will it be exhibited this year at the Paris Louvre’s big Leonardo exhibition, as promised? Can it be

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true, as an artnet blogger now claims (on the claimed say-so of “two principals involved 404 Not Found in” Christie’s 2017 […]

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Laura Gascoigne: Institutional Rationalism – November 2020

Laura Gascoigne November/December 2020 In the introduction to his 1951 book The Greeks and the Irrational, the classicist E R Dodds recalled a chance meeting in


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front of the Parthenon marbles with a young man who confessed: “This Greek stuff doesn’t move me one bit”. When Dodds asked

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him why, he replied: “Well, it’s 404 Not Found all so terribly rational, if you […]

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Glyn Thompson: Duchamp’s Urinal – I – He Lied

Presented with an easy choice between making a great deal of money for doing nothing and telling the truth, Duchamp voted for his pocket.
Glyn Thompson’s meticulous 404 Not Found research here proves that virtually everything Duchamp said in


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1966 about Fountain was a calculated lie. This inconvenient truth, which many scholars refuse to

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acknowledge even in the face of compelling evidence, is that Duchamp stole the idea, and the work, from Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven.

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Mary Wollstonecraft Memorial, Newington Green

A silvery bronze sculpture of pioneer feminist Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) by Maggi Hambling has been unveiled

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on Newington Green in 404 Not Found north London. Revolutionary thinker Wollstonecraft lived nearby.
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The  £143,000 cost, which took ten years to collect, was raised 404 Not Found by public subscription, some of which donors may now be wishing they had more productively spent their cash on […]

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Essay: What Happened to Art Education?

Introduction Since its beginning, and until very recently, Fine Art education has been evolutionary. Received wisdom that the modus operandi of teaching art were static until being gradually upset in the

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decades after
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1945 is an exaggeration. The 404 Not Found objective to produce basic competence in practical skills in painting and sculpture was indeed a constant ambition, but the methods by which […]