Thursday, 11 December 2014

Quote of the day: on the Arts Council


From Lloyd Evans in the Spectator:

The Arts Council, of course, is not an artistic organisation. It distributes bribes. And as a vassal of the state, it unconsciously mimics its political masters who have no faith in the people.

And those bribes - for all the talk of 'diversity' - are overwhelmingly directed to the grand institutions of high culture rather than towards the promotion of creativity. Probably because it's not really about art at all.


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