From Harlem to Hastings; high art and low culture.
June 10, 2013 11:15 AM Subscribe
was an English artist
with a priviledged background who embraced the unrespectable.
More an illustrator or cartoonist he was variously described
as eccentric, varied and bleak.
When the Royal Academy rang to ask if he would consider becoming an associate,
he shouted downstairs to his manservant, who had picked up the telephone:
''Tell them to fuck off, I'm busy.''
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