Art terrorism is alive and well and living in London’s Soho. Commercial website Britart.com has pulled on its balaclava and hit the streets of London to promote its website and try to answer the age-old question: if you stick a label on something, is it art? Pavements, lamp posts, and the like are all victims of its gallery-style ‘artalizer’ plaques, complete with blindingly obvious descriptions. Britart has even created stickers for useless household objects, such as chairs, fridges and boyfriends.
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Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.