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Roy Lichtenstein – Pop Art and a Traditional Education

I’ve mentioned before how the Daily Telegraph tends to over-review art exhibitions. Last Saturday there was a preview of the Ice Age Art exhibition at the British Museum, which I discussed in ‘What is Art?‘ On Tuesday Richard Dorment reviewed … Continue reading

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100 (or 20 of them, at least) for 2013

Today’s Seven in the Sunday Telegraph had “2013 – The 100 Things You Should Know”, a nine-page preview of the arts in 2013. It included theatre, TV, music, dance and so on, but I’m extracting the visual arts exhibitions. (As … Continue reading

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Art Imitating Art?

This morning’s news was the defacing of a work by Rothko at the Tate Modern. I have to admit that my first reaction was “How can you deface a Rothko?” I am not the greatest fan of Mark Rothko, or … Continue reading

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Time for a New Tate Gallery?

I intend posting three posts today. They are all really reblogs but since they are not from wordpress I can’t work out how to reblog them other than copy and pasting into a new post. If any of the original … Continue reading

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Warhol at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

My posts about my own prints and about who actually creates the works of art brings to mind a review in the Daily Telegraph last month by Richard Dorment of an exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery called “Andy Warhol: … 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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