Andrew Brighton was formerly Senior Curator for Public Programmes at Tate Modern. He contributed to Art for All? Their Policies and our Culture and Culture Vultures: Is UK arts policy damaging the arts? Other publications includes articles in Art in America, London Review of Books and the Guardian. He has curated exhibitions, written books on Francis Bacon and Picasso and taught both art practice and history at various universities. His recent/forthcoming publications include 'The Managerial State: Culture without Art' (Printed Project, Editor: Munira Mirza Issue 8, October 2007) and 'Peter's Joke: Art and the Nonconformist Conscience' (Critical Quarterly, Volume 50, Number 1, 2008)
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