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National Gallery occupied 9/12/10 (Art History Today)

An interesting history-related post from Art History Today:

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Nearly every museum and art school seems to be in occupation these days.  

This time it's the National Gallery's turn.  

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Slade School of Arts Occupied (Art History Today)

An interesting history-related post from Art History Today:

Slade Students have taken over the famous Slade School of Arts at UCL.

Their statement…

"We believe that the current proposed cuts to university funding threaten the existence of arts and humanities education in England and Wales. It is for this reason that we have made the decision to occupy the Slade School of Art building. We demand that the government provide the same protection for arts and humanities in universities as is provided for the sciences. We vehemently oppose the transformation of the university system into market based model; education should be a public debate, not a private economy.

Therefore ...

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