The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
15 July 2012
The Diver: Regeneartion Revisited
I've changed my mind about John Kaufman's riverine sculpture. On first sight I didn't care for it much but now I do really like it.
Kaufman, who died in 2002 was inspired by his grandfather who worked as a diver in the London dockyards. It is meant as a tribute to those who worked in difficult and dangerous circumstances. The more I see it the more I feel it is a fine work