ART & SOLD; Modern Sculptors Set out to Woo the High Street
FORGET pickled cows, elephant dung, two boys fighting on an unmade bed...
Modern art isn't all outlandish - as a unique alliance between Homebase and The Tate Gallery sets out to prove.
This collaboration between modern art and a DIY chain is the brainchild of Professor Colin Painter, former Principal of Wimbledon School Of Art.
He says: "Its aim was to make contemporary art available to all. For a long time now, galleries have been quite forbidding. You need to press a doorbell to enter, for example, and prices have been high - factors that helped keep it out of the public domain.
"Everyone has art in their homes, such as pictures on a wall. But …
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Publication information: Article title: ART & SOLD; Modern Sculptors Set out to Woo the High Street. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Mirror (London, England). Publication date: October 30, 1999. Page number: 3. © 2009 MGN LTD. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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