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B'A'M
Posted - 13 March 2017 20:15
no one has ever been on this subject
Beermonster
Posted - 13 March 2017 20:19
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B'A'M
Posted - 13 March 2017 20:22
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if you're using Jamie @ ROF as a "told u so" you should probably take a look at yourself
Beermonster
Posted - 13 March 2017 20:28
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Here's the GDC one if this works:

Beermonster
Posted - 13 March 2017 20:30
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Also, poor Jamie.
Want a balloon?
Posted - 13 March 2017 21:40
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GD is in Temple. Utterly awful place to work.
🐝 buzz
Posted - 13 March 2017 22:52
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The Collyer Bristow stuff is driven by Steven Heffer who is a decent artist himself and a very nice chap.
InfiniteMonkeyTheorem
Posted - 13 March 2017 22:57
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I don't deny that is an awful piece, but if that resembles a penis in your experience then I worry for you or the men in your life.
Want a balloon?
Posted - 13 March 2017 23:17
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GD is 10 minutes from the Tate Modern though.
wangpain 4 nuclear disarmament
Posted - 14 March 2017 08:15
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Weil had a Gormley in their downstairs lobby which I really liked. Not sure if it's still there.

Cleary had aabout 9 years ago a pair of male/female bodies done out of a sort of metal mesh. You could see every fold and pucker of the old peculiars...
Beermonster
Posted - 14 March 2017 08:30
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Monkeys - the squiggle on the left. There's clear helmet-age
Dogwarden 2016
Posted - 14 March 2017 08:45
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Simmons & Simmons were literally papering the walls with modern art.

I remember the form piece in reception though which looked horribly like a urinal (I think it was supposed to be an ear or something).

The story was that messy bed woman paid bills by scribbling drawings on flipcharts and napkins. This is consistent with the number of shitty scribbles by her on flipcharts and napkins framed in the various meeting rooms.

Hurst sent a chap to paint circles on the wall in the canteen. As he designed where the circles went and their colours.... that makes it a hurst/hirst apparently. I'll try forging fivers on this basis and see if it works...
Beermonster
Posted - 14 March 2017 08:48
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I almost forgot Lovells and the giant hypnotic scales of justice sculpture that they cut the top off because it wouldn't swing when they first installed it, only to be asked by the artist "Did you turn the water on first?". Turns out they hadn't, and the running water through the sculpture was enough to counterbalance and make the scales swing.

Cue hasty welding of top of sculpture back on.
bookem
Posted - 14 March 2017 08:53
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Links used to have some great sculptures of figures in one of the corridors - looked like Giacometti but i very much doubt they were.
wangpain 4 nuclear disarmament
Posted - 14 March 2017 08:56
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Links' offices are the most repulsive in the city. It very much gives the impression that you're in a mausoleum. All beige stone. Hello, I'm here for a meeting in the great pyramid of giza. No, no that's fine, natural light is so overrated...
bookem
Posted - 14 March 2017 08:59
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heh

the thing that used to really annoy me was having to go down several floors in the Milton St tower before you could access the rest of the building.

The client suite is grimmers though, you're right. Like being below decks on a battle ship.
bookem
Posted - 14 March 2017 09:06
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Everyone does.
wangpain 4 nuclear disarmament
Posted - 14 March 2017 09:08
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I was still playing rugby in 2002. Scored six tries against gosport & fareham playing at 10. Didn't pass once. Gr7 days.