British Artists Decry State of Nation’s Arts Education System

May 10th, 2018

British Department of Education, via Art NewsA group of British artists including Tracey Emin and Wolfgang Tillmans have published an open letter decrying the current state of British arts education. “There is compelling evidence that the study of creative subjects is in decline in state schools and that entries to arts and creative subjects have fallen to their lowest level in a decade,” the letter reads. “Young people are being deprived of opportunities for personal development in the fields of self-expression, sociability, imagination, and creativity.” 

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