Tasty!

Notions of 'good' and 'bad' taste used to reinforce strict top-down notions of how we should appreciate the visual arts and design.

But consumerism has democratised taste.

So have ideas about taste just become subjective or, now that we can all take part, are they even more important? Cultural historian Richard Weight explores how we decide what is tasty.

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Notions of 'good' and 'bad' taste used to reinforce strict top-down notions of how we should appreciate the visual arts and design.

But consumerism has democratised taste.

So have ideas about taste just become subjective or, now that we can all take part, are they even more important? Cultural historian Richard Weight explores how we decide what is tasty.