Europe's museums are filled with the colonial plunder of their bloodied history, but cultural restitution of looted artefacts has never been part of the revision process.Read this article entitled Why Decolonising Museums Is Not Enough
A museum acknowledges an artist it features was a serial sexual abuser. Why is it so rare for the art world to put work in this kind of context? Read this article entitled Can you separate the artist from the art?
Dropping the upper age limit reflects an art world that's gone through big changes in the last two decades, and it ensures a much stronger line-up this yearRead this article entitled Turner Prize 2017: inclusion of over-50s reflects reality of artists’ careers today
We are all baffled by the Stoke MP's appointment to the V&A – and that is the only sane responseRead this article entitled Tristram Hunt’s new job at the V&A should make us all feel depressed
When the art critic Robert Hughes died in 2012, someone from the Times turned up on Channel 4 News to sing his praises. The journalist burbled on for a few flailing, hapless minutes and you were left wondering whether she’d actually ever read him.Read this article entitled Dumbed-down ‘accessible’ writing is just as bad as obscurantist art-speak
An arts organisation for once takes an ethical stand and are unjustly pilloried for it.Read this article entitled The Tricycle were right over the UK Jewish Film Festival
Every now and then, you’ll come across an article which puts a case for something or other being taken seriously as an ‘art form’.Read this article entitled What makes art art? And why gaming may not make the grade
It has become too easy of late to be rude about Alain de Botton.Read this article entitled Why Alain de Botton is a moron