Friday, 24 September 2010

Quote Of The Week

"Ever since serious art was invented some sort of subsidy has been required to protect it from the market," said Sir Christopher Frayling - the former head of Arts Council England - speaking in the debate Public Art, Private Money at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London (title link). Serous art? Does he mean that inartistic tosh which has most of us crying "Rubbish!" and BBC newsreaders smirking? As it's taxpayers money being squandered on this "serious" tripe, the sooner the cuts the better.


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