Category Archives: Sunday Serial

Sunday serial: An extraordinary imbroglio (3)

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Sunday Serial – For Art’s Sake (2)

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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)

Sunday Serial – For Art’s Sake (1)

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The cow was wearing a red jacket. A loose-lipped grin had replaced its vague stare, and the missing fourth leg had been painted in. Lifted off the ground, the foot hovered over a ladybird the size of a cat. Enormous bees thronged the blue enamel sky and the branches of palm trees. The whole thing was bluer, redder, yellower than I’d ever thought a painting could be. Continue reading Sunday Serial – For Art’s Sake (1)