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Brian Sewell: The Art of Pissing People Off, and Not Giving a Damn

by James Loks
Words like controversial and outspoken are the first ones you meet in conjunction with Brian Sewell. Dig a little deeper and you come across other words, words like scurrilous, bitchy, contemptuous, acerbic, disdainful, and just plain rude. For those who don’t know, he was also perhaps Britain’s most popular art critic, and he passed away last week, aged 84. I disliked Sewell’s writing for a number of reasons, that represent everything I dislike about art critics in general: he was... [more]
Posted by James Loks on 9/22/15
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