On the occasion of the opening of the redesigned von Bartha Gallery in Basel, Switzerland, the artist Bob and Roberta Smith performs “Letter to Michael Gove”.
Letter to Michael Gove is Bob and Roberta Smith’s protest at the Conservative Party’s reconfiguring of secondary education which the artist believes has had a detrimental effect on arts and humanities education.
Bob and Roberta Smith is the name of the British artist whose best known works include: “Make Art Not War”, which belongs to the Tate collection; and “Letter to Michael Gove”.
Bob and Roberta Smith Performance: Letter to Michael Gove. Von Bartha Gallery, Basel (Switzerland). January 12, 2017.
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