What's wrong with modern art?

Will Self explores what's wrong with modern art.

"I've been responsible for a fair amount of absolutely total nonsense in my time", he writes, but says most contemporary art is little more than "overvalued tosh and useless ephemera".

Instead of a world where Russian oligarchs "buy artworks by the metric tonne and plaster them on the walls of their vulgar houses", he calls for a genuine understanding of art where - once again - we become "capable of conveying and explaining the subtle ambiguities of genuine art".

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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Sun 14 Aug 2016 08:48

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PresenterWill Self
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