“Contemporary art’s obsession with science”

The other day, I went to the Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Prize Lecture at the Royal Society. Siân Ede (Arts Director, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation) was the lecturer, and it was rather disappointing on the whole. She’s clearly very heavily invested in Big Art, as I suppose you’d expect, and seemed to extend that to Big Science too. Her thesis – as the blurb...