Monthly Archives: July 2014

Sunday Serial – For Art’s Sake (2)


When I went in the next weekend Nico had painted a jungle around and over the pigeons so you could only see the shape of their bodies and their eyes peering out. For the jungle he’d used a rough, shiny emerald paint. You could almost hear the leaves rustling against each other. He’d moved the two pictures to the end of the gallery so they were the first thing you saw when you stood at the double doors. I looked at his two paintings and then at the other blodges that hung along the walls and for the first time in my life I had some sort of idea what art might be about. Continue reading Sunday Serial – For Art’s Sake (2)