Monday, 6 July 2009

Library In Jam

Lindi Kirwin - Manchester Preserved (2009)This painting, Manchester Preserved, isn't exactly fine art, but it is unique and rather tasty in its own way. Local jam-making business F Duerr & Sons commissioned artist Lindi Kirwin to paint Manchester's Central Library using its own products - jam, marmalade, mint sauce and so on - to raise money for The New Children's Hospital Appeal. The painting went for auction last week and was gobbled up by Dragon's Den denizen Theo Paphitis, who seems to be suffering from the delusion that he's an art buff (CLICK). Anyway, he paid £5,000 toward a good cause, so full marks for that.


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