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'Flux' - Installation St James's Buildings
2013, acrylic on canvas on board
350 x 140 cm

Commissioned by the building's owner, Bruntwood Estates, for the entrance to St James's Buildings, Oxford Street, Manchester to celebrate 100 years of the building's existence and its occupation by the Calico Printers Association from 1912-1972. Motifs are based on textile designs created by the CPA at St James's Buildings between 1920 and 1959 and now archived at the V&A national textile collection in London. The painting also refeences aspects of the building's important period architecture. Painted on 3 panels and installaed above one of the two main lift vestibules.0
©2004 Tom McElderry