How Arts Education Has Improved In Wales

“The popularisation of modern art in Britain over the past 10 years has never seemed so real as it does here, in a small Welsh town with a school that teaches pupils about Chuck Close and Jasper Johns. Is this, as some might say, indicative of the tyranny of conceptualism? Shouldn’t kids be learning proper drawing? But I’ve seen them do plenty of proper drawing. The way art is taught here seems liberating and inspiring.”