Free art?:
Julian Stallabrass ruminates on the shocking obscurantism of contemporary artists, and what it may be obscuring….

“If, in wandering around galleries, you no longer think about the wonders of art but rather of the principles of sponsorship or the processes of gentrification, then you begin to grasp the limits of art’s supposed freedom.”

As if to compound his point, the Telegraph has an article about artists & gentrification in Margate. (Telegraph; free registration required)