22 Aug 2011

Blueprint: An Icon

‘Paolozzi’s mainly concerned with copulating grasshoppers’ says Christopher Turner as he comes face to phiz with ‘Head of Invention’, a bulky sculpture leaning, leadenly on Shad Thames. ‘And I’ve a friend who owns Paolozzi’s raised skirt Marilyn Monroe with detachable legs,’ he adds. ‘Her billowing skirt and torso lift off to leave pins standing on a bit of gauze substituting for the NY grate.’
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