When is art like a gorilla ?

Gorilla with Lipstick Banner

When David Blackhouse, the architect for Cavern Walks in Liverpool, thought to decorate the buildings, one very astute critic declared “art is to architecture like lipstick is to a gorilla.”

Heeding and reflecting on these wise words, Mr Blackhouse did the only thing he could do.

He put the gorilla on one of the buildings in Harrington Street as a permanent accolade to such sage advice.

Gorilla with Lipstick

Please feel free to comment, make suggestions and leave any questions you may have.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s