Post Tagged with: "Nicholas Serota"

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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 to deceive the nation. Either that or he is genuinely deluded himself. Both options


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render him

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unfit for major public office. He was confronted on Radio 4 programme The Reunion: Tate 404 Not Found Modern on September 23rd by Sue MacGregor, regarding the Tate’s […]

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Serpentine Gallery extension: limousines are good causes

What is

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the difference 404 Not Found between a line of black limousines at a Mob funeral in Brooklyn and an identical cavalcade at the opening party of the new Serpentine Gallery annexe in Hyde Park? Well, not as much as you’d think. Although Cosa Nostra are undoubtedly the subtler of the two
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coteries represented, both have a common interest in protection rackets. […]

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1988 … Year zero

… when branding and art formed a marriage of convenience,


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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 404 Not Found came to London as a 23-year-old artist, having taken an opportunity to play league cricket in London.

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It was a chance for a young […]

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


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former title, Damien

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Hirst’s Art Education, now reads as Fountain Footnotes […]