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“Lost in a Roman wilderness of pain And all the children are insane All the children are insane Waiting for the summer rain, yeah” The End-The Doors   “if art can’t tell us, about the world we live in, then I don’t believe there’s much point in having it.” Robert Hughes-The Mona Lisa Curse Please […]

A man walks in front of a mural celebrating Banksy's Academy Award achievement signed by Mr. Brainwash in Los Angeles, California on February 17, 2011. Banksy is nominated for best documentary for "Exit Through the Gift Shop" at the Oscars, due to be announced on February 27 at the climax of Tinseltown's annual awards season.  AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Banksy at the Oscars

For all its obscene excess and turgid backslappery, I rather enjoy Oscar night-it transports me back to watching Bob Hope on a Black and White telly, with my old man in the Seventies. Please follow and like us: