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WHEN ART COULD BE CRIMINAL

In art, ashes, bed, Britain, crime, criminal, dead, defunct, Emin, exhibition, island, nostalgic, ode, scandal, Tracy, writer on October 17, 2011 at 2:28 pm

An ode to a dead Britain.

This is what the article by Jonathan Jones is about. But is Britain’s art really defunct or just lying under the ashes?

Sure, long gone are the days when Tracy Emin scandalized the island with her unmade bed, but do we really need to look at the current exhibition of an obscure 1960 writer and feel nostalgic?

I think not. What do you think?

Joe Orton’s defaced library books and the death of rebellious art | Jonathan Jones | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk.

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