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MPs portraits so expensive ‘because they need to capture both faces’

Officials at the Commons have defended the £250,000 spent on MPs’ portraits over the last twenty years, claiming that this represents good value for money because MPs have at least two faces needing painting, so artists have to be paid double.

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Posted: Jan 15th, 2014
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Tortured artist ‘didn’t produce any better art’, reveals torturer

A research study has concluded that contrary to the belief that great art is often born from intolerable mental suffering, deliberately torturing an artist can actually lead to a marked deterioration in the quality of their output.

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Posted: Jun 16th, 2012
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Art world ‘out of touch’ claims artist’s cross-dressing teddy-loving alter-ego

‘It’s almost as if artists feel they inhabit a different world of fantasy and self-indulgence, far removed from the everyday,’ said Perry, wearing a puff-sleeved dress and too much rouge.

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Posted: Oct 26th, 2011
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