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The Dustbin of Art History

Here is an article by Ben Lewis from Prospect Magazine which draws a comparison between trends in contemporary art and mannerist art of the past which were celebrated in their time but which are no longer as highly valued. Below … Continue reading

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The World’s Worst Piece of Art?

Edit: I had written a short piece of text which I accidentally deleted.  I think it is a terrible work of art for a number of reasons: It is tacky and ostentantious. It looks like it was commisioned by Posh and Becks. … Continue reading

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Bansky Moans About Work Selling at Auction

“”I don’t agree with auction houses selling street art – it’s undemocratic, it glorifies greed and I never see any of the money.” – Banksy He’s happy to make money selling his paintings to celebrities so how can he really … Continue reading

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