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Gillian Ayres in the meeting room

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In a workplace recently, walking past a room where there was a meeting going on, I saw out of the corner of my eye, artist proofs by Gillian Ayres on the wall. I considered interrupting the meeting to take a look. I also wanted to ask the group whether they had noticed the art, and what difference it made to their meeting. Instead, I determined to go in early next day and see the work before anyone else could get in there.

I couldn’t help it! A bit like Gillian Ayres whos says she paints because “One can’t bloody help it”, nice little video of her here saying that and other things too.

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Written by Andy Parkinson

December 13, 2011 at 8:45 am

6 Responses

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  1. Lithos?

    CAP

    December 13, 2011 at 11:54 am

    • Yes, I believe they are (I was thinking screenprints but no, they are lithographs!)

      Andy Parkinson

      December 13, 2011 at 12:25 pm

  2. I think companies should move their art around otherwise employees end up suffering from “domestic blindness” I am always moving art work around as each place you see it in another light (often literally)

    Niki, unifiedspace

    December 13, 2011 at 6:21 pm

  3. Cheers for a great post and link to the Gillian Ayres video – she’s sounds a laugh and what bloody good tactile surfaces she builds.

    Terry Greene

    December 15, 2011 at 7:05 pm

  4. Thanks for the very thought-provoking video, and yeah! Wow! *Real* art in a conference room!!

    zorgor

    December 17, 2011 at 1:45 am


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