Should art inform and entertain, but never offend?

Fri, 26 March 2021

What makes antiques and art valuable to people and why do they pay so much for certain things? Delving into the sales of a 17th century leather jug, an electric guitar, six early 19th century silver spoons, and a collection of walking sticks certainly proves enlightening. Jolyon also examines the accessibility of museums and the personal experience of an art historian. Should publicly accessible antiques and art inform and entertain but never offend? Good question! We offer some examples to test your thresholds.

Antiques Radio Show, Monday 5.30pm 29.3.21 and 12.4.21

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