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Artist Name:
Frances Johnston
The Ghosts and The Promise
About the artwork:

The heart of the city is alive with demolition and resurrection. Shops are boarded up waiting for their time to be brought back to life. In the absence of life on the boarded shopfronts, people take the opportunity to create their own art by leaving their marks. They tell the world they were once there, much like the shops before them. The current look of the city angers people. Some see an eyesore, others a promise of change. Me? I see comfort in the mess and the grunge and feel at home.

(Please note, some image proportions do not match the preview display. Click the image to see the full photograph.)

w 58.5 x h 66cm


Aerosol, Acrylic, Screws and nails on board

About the artist:

I was born in Newcastle and have lived here most of my life. I currently reside in the centre of Newcastle.

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