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Dick French: On The Town – May 2017

Mr Wu was on the wireless last night. 404 Not Found A very long programme on the World Service, but still I learned very little about him. He speaks as one

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heavily sedated. Talk about insclutable. He dwells in a large bunker under Berlin with 6,000 three-legged stools and some lifejackets. There was no mention of the poison
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beans, maybe he’s sold them […]

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Art under kleptocracy

                         

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Another
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month, another book on the contemporary art 404 Not Found economy, this time from an overlooked perspective. The New Economy of Art, 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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Evelyn Williams, and another case of the public denied

In the last issue I considered the case of a single-minded good 404 Not Found artist,  David Mulholland from Middlesbrough, whose memory, in the absence of any official recognition


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or support, has to be kindled for posterity’s sake by friends and

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family. By The Jackdaw’s usual standard of eliciting no comment whatsoever, this caused a considerable mailbag from many mentioning other artists who […]

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Selling England by the pound

Today John Constable’s The Lock, painted in 1824, sold at Christie’s for £22.4 million. In 404 Not Found the current art market of


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silly prices some lucky person got the

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bargain of their lives. Let us hope the picture will be 404 Not Found placed in a museum, where people might enjoy it, instead of disappearing into a Swiss warehouse as the investment […]