Thursday, September 04, 2003

Sure, go right ahead!

I've received a book by the artist Claus Carstensen who is a former professor at the Royal Danish Academy of fine Arts (don't worry, they are given to a lot of employees so it's not because I'm being favoured now: I'm still a disgruntled worker and embittered artist). It's interesting reading and some of his observations on the art-world are really funny:

"You could see a big difference between the students coming to the Academy in the early nineties when compared to those coming to the school in the late nineties. Those from the early nineties had gone to elementary school BEFORE the Danish schools were reformed in the mid-seventies into a model I'm calling: "where do YOU think Bradford is..."

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