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    Is it art?

    October 12, 2011

    Went to see a great play the other day, Pitmen Painters, at the tiny little Duchess Theatre hiding behind the skirts of Covent Garden, just off the Strand. I’m ashamed to say I had never heard of this group of painters before, who all came from the same colliery and took up art almost on a whim, to become the darlings of the art establishment. The play managed to be both moving and funny, with some great impassioned performances, and…

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