BY ANDREW MEAD
14-Sep-1999An exhibition at the Museum of London this spring posed the question - 'Tower Blocks: Love Them or Loathe Them?' Participants in an accompanying debate agreed that there had lately been an upturn in the way that high- rise housing was perceived, and speculated why. But, at the nadir of their fortunes in the 1970s and 1980s, one artist in the exhibition - David Hepher, head of painting at the Slade - took tower blocks as his subject and he still paints them now.
14-Sep-1999Visitors to the Henry Moore Institute at Leeds in summer 1996 were subtly disorientated. They found the ground-floor galleries, three adjacent rooms, entirely colonised by a white-walled construction of small interlinked chambers, sporadically toplit. There was the strong suggestion of a labyrinth, but a labyrinth without a centre, for as you made your way from room to room - either beckoned by the light or drawn instead to dimmer recesses - you had continual choices of route but never ...
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