Art world heavies to discuss merits of art school in live debate
Published on Jan 18, 2013 3:14 PM
Are art schools bad for budding artists?
Art world heavyweights will weigh in on this question next week, at the first debate organised here by Britain-based company Intelligence Squared, which stages live discussions around the world.
Speaking for the motion "Art schools are bad at making good artists" are Singaporean artist-curator Heman Chong and prominent British gallery White Cube's Asia director Graham Steele. American art critic Blake Gopnik and Irish artist Michael Craig-Martin are against.
The Financial Times newspaper's art market columnist, Georgina Adam, will moderate.
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