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Equally at home with a palette or a pen – Andrew Lambirth

This is sort of a repost. It is an article by art critic Andrew Lambirth in this morning’s Sunday Telegraph. An interesting take on the artist v critic: “Writers about art are not necessarily artists themselves, but when they are, … Continue reading

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A Bonus Art Quote For Today NSFW

I’ve already posted today’s Art Quote of the Day. (I hope no-one’s noticed I put an ‘i’ in ‘Ambrose’ on the illustration!) I’ve just come across this, which is too long for an Art Quote, but which I felt needed sharing. It is … Continue reading

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Hockney and Artist Statements

Another contribution to the discussion about artists and their statements about their work came to light yesterday via Twitter. There was a link to several quotations by David Hockney on a site called Brainy Quote. The one that appealed to me … Continue reading

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Damien Hirst – “the proprietor of a money-spinning novelty factory”

Today’s Daily Telegraph had an interesting article by Charles Spencer about the current Damien Hirst retrospective at Tate Modern. To say he wasn’t impressed is an understatement. The full article is here but I feel some of Spencer’s statements deserve … Continue reading

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