THE ART GALLERY
The real spectators looks through empty picture frames at my spectators, as if
they are the art. The show went to over 15 different provincial galleries. Most of the
figures ended up in the York automata museum and got lost when it went bust.
You stand behind this frame and the tourist takes a polaroid photo of you surrounded by a
picture frame - making you look like a picture.
All my spectators were placed behind empty frames, looking at the visitors as if they were
The exterior of the exhibition on display in Nottingham
The builder and his wife looking at 'Venus stung by a bee' in Norwich city art gallery
After over a dozen white walled galleries I managed to find a few traditional city
galleries to place the spectators in. This was much more satisfying. Choosing the painting
for each to look at was always good fun, and watching visitors was always interesting.