Arts Management and Marketing Blog

Financial cuts but some great art events in the North East

Financial cuts but some great art events in the North East

The funding landscape changed dramatically because Arts Council England, in common with other quangos, was given 30% less money to distribute. Rather than allocate smaller subsidies to all regularly funded clients, the Arts Council chose a reduced group of National Portfolio Organisations for continued support.

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Who could mistake this rubbish bin for art? - The Daily Mail and The Turner Prize

Who could mistake this rubbish bin for art? - The Daily Mail and The Turner Prize

The Daily Mail's coverage of The Turner Prize is almost an event in itself and this year their article's headline epitomises everything I find fun about their coverage. It typifies how tabloidesque newspapers sell articles on contemporary art to their centre-right conservative readership.

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The Rebel (or Call Me Genius)

The Rebel (or Call Me Genius)

A fun satirical film from 1961 with Tony Hancock playing a London office clerk who decides to give up his job to pursue a career as an avant garde artist.

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