How the Turner Prize and the X Factor are allies in anti-art
I have written an op-ed in tomorrow’s Sunday Telegraph supporting the mass Cage Against The Machine movement, which is staging a worldwide performance of 4’33 in an attempt to produce an alternative Christmas number one.
The CATM uprising (www.catm.co.uk) is aimed at X-Factor and Simon Cowell’s manipulation of the public airwaves. My participation was triggered by the award of the 2010 Turner Prize last week to a so-called artwork that had been anticipated by Cage more than 60 years ago and executed by him in 1952. It signalled, for me, the end of conceptual art.
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