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



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