UK Artists Speak Out on Cuts to A-Level Arts Education

October 18th, 2016

woman-with-a-bag-by-karl-schmidt-rottluff-via-nytA group of artists including Anish Kapoor and Cornelia Parker are interviewed in The Guardian this week, reacting to the removal of A-level Art history from UK education programs.  “Our cultural industries are our biggest export, our biggest manufacturing base. Every pound spent on art education brings disproportionately large returns. It’s the biggest bang for our buck,” Parker says. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. In fact, the more you put in, the greater the successes for the UK economy.”Read more at The Guardian