Had a very interesting discussion with T who is writing a school text book about art and he's had to fight the commissioning editor to use any artist who is not white and male. Why? Because the books won't sell unless there are Big Names (white men by definition apparently).

But the thing that is really interesting is that I have never realised that he had the politics of inclusion and... I don't know how to put it... critical, thinking meritocracy
because his language is kind of old-fashioned. He uses words like 'colored' where I would use 'black' and ethnic only for people who are not white english/british. To me, we are all ethnic - but some are of majority and others are of minority ethnicities. It's funny how misrepresenting language can be.

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