The Art of the Australian Insult


Beware the claptrap
July 14, 2008, 9:22 am
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“If Henson thinks art “redeems us from…moralism, opinionation and claptap,”  he should read the pretentious drivel from those who think challenging social mores is the same as pandering to our worst instincts.”

 

Reverend Peter Barnes, letter to the Sydney Morning Herald, responding to a lecture by embattled artist Bill Henson.

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Worth a thousand words…
Link to interesting video about Bill Henson’s photographic work:

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