Bob and Roberta Smith

Cultural policy

‘Listen to children, tax big auction sales’: Bob and Roberta Smith’s constitution of the arts

As UK political parties launch their manifestos, the artist sets out his own guidelines for art world equality


Special: is art education in crisis? Featuring Bob and Roberta Smith

As art schools start their new term in the UK, this week’s episode is an education special. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.


Bob and Roberta Smith takes council sell-off protest to the Royal Academy

The artist’s work submitted to the Summer Show denounces Hertfordshire’s decision to auction more than 400 works

Bob and Roberta Smith

Bob and Roberta Smith protests Hertfordshire County Council's decision to auction off art collection

Works by Carel Weight and Julian Trevelyan are among those to be sold at Cheffins auction house

The Buck stopped here

Bob and Roberta Smith’s family values and pencil power at the Royal Academy of Arts