Brian Sewell in The Evening Standard

“Scrap the Arts Council. Fund the bottom, not the top. De-accession [i.e.: sell] the superfluous, irrelevant and weak [works from museum collections]. Impose, for [five years], either [museum] entry charges or a culture tax on foreign visitors. And suggest to the millionaire artists whose reputations have been established at public expense by the Arts and British Councils, for the equal benefit of their even richer dealers, that this is payback time…”