Why Artists Should Pass On The London Olympics

“At a time of particularly vicious cuts to university arts and humanities funding, the cynical deployment of artists – whose main contribution to culture resembles nothing so much as the invention of a brand – is insulting. Rather than comply with such nonsense, artists should mobilise themselves against profiteering beneficiaries of the Olympics, not take on the role of quiescent performing dogs.”

Source: The Guardian (UK) 11/30/11