The reason given by the council for removal of the art work was “it didn’t seem particularly contentious ” but E.D.D.C. were “trying to create a positive vibe in the town.”
As the site was re-visited this morning in order to remove any staples left sticking out by the hasty removal, these photographs were taken of a ripped circus poster to the back of the building, there clearly dated July 13 to 17:
and various little piles of screws left around the base of the building:
The art work was much admired and had a Great Vibe. The torn poster and abandoned debris and weeds less so.
It seems that if it does not emanate from the Thelma Hulbert Gallery (heavily subsidised by EDDC) it isn’t art!
This shows Councillors Diviani, Chubb and O’Leary perhaps indicating their idea of portraiture.