Once more the world asks the question; What is art?
As the celebrated graffiti artist Wanksy sees his latest piece sold to a private buyer for a sum that would allow most people to retire in comfort.
A piece of work called ‘Cardboard’ is the surprise favourite for this year’s Turner Prize.
Initially, this challenging sculpture represents an uninteresting piece of used cardboard. Shown in flat form, it suggests discardation, waste and effluence. Palely lit by a distant, flickering, fluorescent light, ‘Cardboard’ is displayed in a rear service corridor at The State of It Gallery.
Consternation in Eastbourne as an exciting new arts and theatre complex wins the countries top architectural prize. The award of The Napton, given to the new building or installation that best exemplifies use of material and space in a contemporary setting; is seen as a major endorsement of the council’s controversial £320 Million cultural hub project.
However, critics, Philistines and other illiterati, claim this is the council wasting the people’s money, once again. There was much local opposition to the Mayor’s vanity project.