05/27/2004: "50 years of British art lies in ashes"music: Mozart's Requiem
technorati tags: Sad
I read about this last night and thought it timely considering our recent discussion about the potential loss of artwork, slides, etc. through fire. I was a big fan of some of the works destroyed; I wonder why such a huge and important collection didn't have better fire precautions in place?
Below are some links to articles about the tragedy.
Up in Smoke
50 years of British art lies in ashes
Fire devastates Saatchi artworks
Art world reels as losses mount