Does formal training make you a better
artist? I ask this question because there is a huge divide. Great modern day
artists like Scottish born Jack Vettriano are denied exhibition space by the
UK’s leading galleries such at the Tate, because the artist has had no formal
training, yet these galleries display paintings (admittedly older) by Vincent
Van Gogh who also had no formal training, but is historically popular. Will Vettriano
have to wait another 70 years or more before his work beco...