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Russian oligarchs, sanctions, money laundering – and the art market. If you had a lazy $280 million just lying around, you could buy 199 average-priced houses in Sydney, or 396 in Hobart.
Tasmania's arts scene is moribund. Only MONA shines. Here's how to turn the smallest state into the nation's leader. It may not be quite fair to call Tasmania a cultural desert, but it’s more than somewhat arid. The arts scene – such as it is – is in serious need of a government that cares.
Banning Tchaikovsky won’t hurt Putin or help Ukraine. In Wales, the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra had scheduled a performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture . Tchaikovsky? He’s Russian, isn’t he? Can’t have that!