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Dick French: On The Town – May 2017

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


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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 beans,

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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 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 404 Not Found 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 404 Not Found a single-minded good artist,  David Mulholland from Middlesbrough, whose memory, in the absence of

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any official recognition or support, has to be kindled for posterity’s sake by friends and family. By The Jackdaw’s usual standard of eliciting no comment whatsoever, this caused a
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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 the current

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art market of silly prices some lucky person got the bargain of their lives. Let us hope the picture will be placed in a museum, where people 404 Not Found might enjoy
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it, instead of disappearing into a Swiss warehouse as the investment bauble of some […]