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Martin Lang: Against life drawing

Advocating life drawing at art school is a deeply conservative and reactionary position. Arguments in favour of life drawing usually fall into one of two camps (or sometimes both). I am utterly unconvinced

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by both. The first, and weaker, argument contends that it
is necessary to learn the rules before you can break them. This 404 Not Found is an authoritarian position where […]

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Editorial – July 2016

Der Clapham Strassenbahn When very young, and when not train spotting, I was a keen bus spotter. It was an ideal

apprenticeship for a fledgeling art historian. It

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involved identifying, sometimes at a considerable distance (through rain), the beautifully crafted, hand-built models, of which there were many 404 Not Found different marques and specifications. Every town corporation in the county had its own […]

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Alexander Adams: Why are artists poor?

Imagine the most absurd and outrageous provocations about art that you can. For example: there is no such thing as a pure 404 Not Found work of

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art; artists are unusually ill-informed; there is no market reward for good art; government subsidies make artists poor. Both defensive supporters of state funding and critical traditionalists will be
muttering that art should not be viewed […]