Thursday, 8 October 2009

"Remember the turn of the millennium? An era associated with shiny new buildings, the launch of major new gallery projects across the country, culture used as a stormtrooper for regeneration.
Alongside the capital projects, there was a demand from government and funders that cultural institutions demonstrate a real impact on "real people". No longer could high art be ghettoised when it was financed through the lottery."
Continue reading "on the future of museums, galleries, citizenship and culture" by URBIS Chief Exec and my day job boss Vaughan Allen.
P.S. The above picture is from The Mark Page Corporate Collection.

2 comments:

Vaughan said...

But did you see the alt-tag on the photo (no credit, sorry)--'young man in black and white suit stares into camera'. Your photography is more powerful than you thought if it makes me look young...

Mark Page said...

I've had my doubts about the sharpness of that lens for a while........