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 render him unfit for


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

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Tate’s […]

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Serpentine Gallery extension: limousines are good causes

What is the difference between a line of black limousines at a Mob funeral in

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

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1988 … Year zero

… when branding and art

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formed a marriage 404 Not Found of convenience, argues artist John
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Kelly. 1988 is the seminal year, the year that our concepts of art, money and values changed irredeemably. It was the year I came to London as a 23-year-old artist, having taken an opportunity to play league cricket in London. 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


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change in the authorised chronology in the Tate Modern Hirst retrospective catalogue to a venerable biographical item, the entry for March 2002 404 Not Found (The Reliance, Leeds). In the corrected Tate chronology the former title, Damien Hirst’s Art Education, now

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reads as Fountain Footnotes […]