Bernard Shaw delivered a lecture on “Art and Public Money” in March 1907 at the annual prize-giving of the Brighton School of Art. This lecture remains one of the most popular sources for Shaw’s views on these subjects, especially because of his brilliant rhetoric and unmistakably Shavian style. The purpose of this article is to provide a critical edition of the text of the lecture, as reported by the Sussex Daily News and the Brighton Herald.

You do not currently have access to this content.