Does anyone interesting live in London anymore?
Samuel Johnson once said, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” But when Dr. Johnson said it in the late 1700s, real estate wasn’t exorbitantly priced and financialization hadn’t gripped the capital. Today, London has become a global financial hub and a real estate speculator’s dream. What happens now that London has priced out the artists who once made the city diverse, interesting, and cosmopolitan?
Host Ross Ashcroft is on the road at Sunday Papers Live, talking with artist Darren Coffield about the silent art exodus from London.
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