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What's that thing? Britain's worst public art

Dashi Namdakov’s 'grotesque' She Guardian is a worthy first winner of our new annual award

6 February 2016

9:00 AM

6 February 2016

9:00 AM

There are, as adman David Ogilvy remarked, no monuments to committees. (That’s not quite true; Auguste Rodin’s ‘Burghers of Calais’ — you can find a version in Victoria Tower Gardens — is somewhat collectivist in subject matter.) But there are certainly abundant monuments to the committee mentality, the bureaucratic spirit and art-world groupthink.

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