Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Not Quite Art - Marcus Westbury

"The art show that believes there is life outside the galleries. Host Marcus Westbury, founder of the This is Not Art Festival in Newcastle and the former director of Next Wave Festival in Melbourne, investigates various artistic expressions- posing the question of whether these new forms of ‘art’ can legitimately be called art..."

Just watched the first episode and really enjoyed it. It's a three part series screening on Channel 2 at 10pm on Tuesday nights. Two more episodes to go.

SMH review: http://www.smh.com.au/news/tv-reviews/not-quite-art/2007/10/15/1192300668008.html

Press release: http://www.jhsalumni.com.au/docs/Not%20Quite%20Art-%20media%20kit.pdf

Wikipedia entry for Marcus Westbury: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Westbury