ART IS 1,000,039 YEARS OLD ON JANUARY 17 2002

ARTS BIRTHDAY PARTY '02

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In 1963 Robert Filliou asserted that 1,000,000 years ago, there was no art. But one day, on the 17th of January to be precise, Art was born when someone dropped a dry sponge into a bucket of water. Modest beginnings, but look at us now.

Filliou proposed a public holiday to celebrate the presence of art in our lives. In recent years, the idea has been taken up by a loose network of artists and friends around the world.


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