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Jude Law accused the government of "cultural vandalism" during Monday's (December 3) Turner Prize presentation. Law, who presented video artist Elizabeth Price with the £25,000 ($$40,260) prize during a ceremony at London's Tate Britain, attacked the coalition's proposed English Baccalaureate (EBacc) for a lack of arts provision. The actor said that he fears "fewer and fewer schools will provide learning opportunities in the arts, thanks to an act of government cultural vandalism". "We are blunting our leading edge in the arts," Law added. Price supported Law's view in her acceptance speech, saying that public funding for the arts had been crucial for her career. "It's incredibly depressing listening to comments made earlier that a young girl from Luton going to a comprehensive [school] might not (more) »


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