Emin fakes 'corny, unimaginative and...
Sentencing Rayfern to 16 months, of which he will serve eight, he read from a statement made by Miss Emin. In it she labelled the pieces as "crude forgery", saying they had been made by a machine rather than hand-stitched. She described the wording as "of a low standard, corny, unimaginative and over-sentimental". The judge added: "There is an air of the fantasist about you but reality has come home to roost." He added that Rayfern's actions "undermined the art market" and "Britain's cultural heritage". He gave Rayfern full credit for his early guilty plea before sending him down.
An audience with Ed Reardon →
An audience with Ed Reardon: It might not be Ed Reardon’s Week but it’s still better than most things on TV and radio. It even makes me want to watch Tenko.
Nearly two minutes to get to the question. For a while I was worried he wouldn’t make it.
My "Kill them all and let God sort them out"...
Harry Pye's Moving Targets 3
I interviewed Harry Pye for the next issue of Arty, a fanzine special. Here’s a short extract that explains how Harry Pye and friends at the Tate came up with the idea for Moving Targets 3 and (importantly) went ahead and did it. Remember this was at the height of YBAdom when everyone (who didn’t know better) believed that Britain’s future lay in the creative industries rather...
Andrew Curtis at Payne Shurvell
This is what it says on the gallery website about Andrew Curtis’s work: Andrew Curtis produces images of suburban dissonance by blurring physical and psychological reality. Using our shared knowledge and preconceptions of suburbia, he questions contemporary notions of anomie, the abject and the exotic. Recurrent motifs are the shadow and anachronistic signs of cultural appropriation; ...
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