The world, or some parts of it at least

  Forum Editor 17:56 13 Oct 2018
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has definitely gone mad.

"Love is in the Bin will come to be seen as one of the most significant artworks of the early 21st Century" says BBC art editor Will Gompertz.

Which strikes me as one of the most pretentious remarks of the early 21st century.

  bumpkin 20:24 14 Oct 2018

A glass of wine while smoking your Banksy, that's more like it.

  BT 09:24 15 Oct 2018

Art Critics live in a world of their own

I recall some years ago on the now defunct breakfast TV show on Channel 4 They were commenting on an "Art" work that consisted of a pile of cardboard boxes painted pink and what a load of rubbish it was. They reproduced it in the studio and asked a so called "Art" critic to comment. He said it wasn't ART unless he and other critics said so.

  john bunyan 09:44 15 Oct 2018

Tracy Emin is another- her bed was at the Tate ! bed

She also exhibited other more personal “used” items in the name of art. Those that pay for all such tat must have far more money than sense

  bumpkin 17:25 15 Oct 2018

They live in a surreal world and actualy beleive in it. They also beleive that most of us are fools (Rightly so in many cases seems). In some respects they are artists, "Con Artists" and they do very nicely out of it too.

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