Hockney sells his art for £70m at Christie’s in New York and a Banksy stunt to expose the art world at Southeby’s only increases the value of his work. We can see that the “official” or “radical” art world is just a playground for the system’s rich elites. Apart from the occasional interest as a soap opera, it means fuck all to most of us. Continue reading “Trying to be a working artist is a stupid idea – I recommend it to everyone.”
Outa-space is a platform for the artistic work and opinions of me, Rob MacDonald. My hope is it will have a wider view than just my own. The platform will grow in time so I will keep my old website operating for info for the next year.
I chose the name outa-space because: I love cosmology, I never have enough space to say what I think needs saying, often my artistic work is in outside spaces such as gardens and monuments, we don’t have a enough space to live, time is running out to change the world from disastrous Capitalism, and finally I also liked the spelling due to my struggles with the written word. After I chose the name I checked on google to see if it was used much and found Billy Preston’s song. Which is just the sort of music I love and says it all.