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A good Art Gallery is a not a just shop to buy house decorations. A Gallery is cultural space. A place to champion creativity, thoughts, ideas both new and old, and to engage with art and its commentary on the world. It is a place to engage with culture and to escape the increasingly ubiquitous high street experience. Buying a great artwork is not equivalent to a simply buying a nice picture. Although of course great artwork may well be stunningly beautiful, it may also be initially challenging, disturbing, or confusing. Many of us hate “shopping”; we loathe the nature...
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