August is archive month. Posts from the past
Yes I heard that as well, but as this country is obsessed with business what can we expect. All I remember is the wonderful smell of oil paint and the warmth of Newport Art College in the sixties – then it all changed.
I bet that programme made you nostalgic. I didn’t catch all of it but I love the historical snapshot it gave – so we fine art taught in universities because of student protests and sit-ins back in the 1870s demanding life drawing classes… way to go.
Even in terms of pounds and pence the arts should be valued and cherished and invested in. And no bank or hedge fund improved mental health or made the world a more interesting place to live in…
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