Wednesday, December 03, 2008


…art is a manifestation of emotion, and emotion speaks a language that all may understand… I cannot agree with the artists who claim superciliously that the layman can understand nothing of Art, and that he can best show his appreciation of their works by silence and a cheque-book.

W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and sixpence , edition 10 (Vintage, London, 1919) pp.2.

The Turner Prize

Time will tell!


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