The earliest cave paintings were abstract. Now we can move on and reappraise the historical bias toward figurative and representational art. The early humans painted… Read More »In the beginning, there was abstraction
I wrote an opinion piece in the Art of England (issue 77, January 2011) on the issue of artistic plagiarism called “On Learning to Steal”.… Read More »Artistic Plagiarism: should artists use footnotes?
Some do indeed worship at the alter of the state. Most artists don’t make a living at their art, and most people who study art… Read More »The art welfare state and publicly funded poverty