Friday 3 January 2014

Sir Antony Gormley

In case you're wondering why on earth that gimmick-peddler Antony Gormley OBE RA and Turner Prize winner was awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours list, I suspect the answer is that in 2013 he was awarded the world's top art prize for sculpture, the Japanese Praemium Imperiale, worth £95,000 (CLICK). How to compete with that accolade? A knighthood.


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