Fancy A Little Guerilla Poetry Warfare In The Morning?

Back in the old days, when things weren’t immediate — when news didn’t travel at lightspeed and creations were nurtured in a bubble of time — things were said to happen in ‘the space of Pater Noster’, the space of God.

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Over the next 10 days (I started at 5am yesterday) I will be gracing my favourite streets in London — mostly ones I have lived on over the years — with a little surprise through the letterbox. The aim of the surprise is to serve as a bubble, a space in time between the bills and bank statements, where nothing is asked of you. At worst it makes excellent recycling material; at best it might add a little magic to your day — if you receieve one, whether you like or dislike, please get in touch (contact details on its reverse). x x x

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Banksy: The Shakespeare Complex

Here I argue Banksy is becoming a legend — in the mythological sense of the word — with the help of other artists, while everyone from academics to grannies on Gogglebox try to unmask him. Poor old Banksy …

https://www.myartbroker.com/blog/banksy-the-shakespeare-complex/

 

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Review of Austin Osman Spare Exhibition, the man who refused to paint Hitler

My review of the amazing exhibition at The Last Tuesday Society of Austin Osman Spare’s (one of Alan Moore’s favourite artists) work for Creators — you can sit and have a tea or alchy drink and look some of the creepiest and most beautiful artwork on the planet. They’ll charge you £20 to go see Hockney or Picasso down the road, balls to that. This guy was compared to Michelangelo Buonarroti and Dürer and it’s free x x x

https://creators.vice.com/en_us/article/austin-osman-spare-forgotten-occult-artist-hitler-london

 

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Interview With Banksy Collector

If you’ve ever wondered why you don’t have enough money, it’s probably because you haven’t collected enough Banksys. In Flux Magazine I chat with a collector from Bristol who started buying Banksy’s when they were cheap, now he’s using the money to redecorate his Regency house. Nice, nice … He tells you how to do it too. x x x

http://www.fluxmagazine.com/collecting-banksy-street-art/

 

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Art World vs Algorithms: Trump’s Top Financiers in the Art World

This website — that uses algorithms to reveal Trump’s top financiers in the art world — is also a conceptual art piece by Seth Price. It’s really, really, really cool (it bent my brain). Have a look  ….

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Banksy: A Cultural Investment

I interviewed Bristol Museum & Art Gallery’s Modern and Contemporary Art curator, Julia Carver, about Bristol born Banksy’s ‘Take Over’ of the museum, the Tesco Riots, why he is a cultural investment and a lot more  …
 
https://www.myartbroker.com/blog/banksy-a-cultural-investment/
 

 
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