Something I don't like. Damien Hirst, what a dick! →
From The Indy: “It all began when the Turner Prize-winning multimillionaire artist Damien Hirst threatened to sue an entrepreneurial 16-year-old who used an image of his diamond-encrusted skull, For the Love of God, to create a collage to sell on the internet. Hirst reported the teenager, who styles himself Cartrain, to the Design and Artists Copyright Society, which ordered him to hand...
Francis Bacon: Scraps of Bacon on Speechification →
Finally posted the programme about paintings that Francis Bacon had given away in lieu of paying bar and restuarant bills on Speechification. Only months after it was broadcast and the Tate show has closed. I saw Bacon a couple of times in Soho: in the Coach and Horses and out on the street, probably Frith Street. Or to use the modern London Lite/Metro/London Paper speak “I ran into him in...
The Guardian's Emily Bell on Kangaroo's demise →
“Killing the Kangaroo project is a perversely stupid move which begs the question whether anyone on the Competition Commission has ever actually used the internet…”