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mark wallinger at the tate britain

From:     art reviews
Category: Art
Date:     27 May 2007
Time:     05:19 PM


facsimile by wallinger of protest camp outside parliament of that guy called brian something. asks 
questions: what is art? what is something which looks identical but is made by someone else and 
placed in an art gallery? 

question: is there art that answers questions not just poses them? is it fair if art nominated for turner 
prize has already been shown in tate? what if wallinger had altered the recreation as he did it, varying 
it, changing it? 

cannot art be beautiful and visually stunning and not a painstaking copy and full of ideas and still be 

Don't get me wrong this looks good and is clever but leaves me wanting more.

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