Just put the ‘Gangster’ in the skip and had a chat with Michael Landy, odd Saturday.
The idea of the Gangster came up when I wanted to create a piece to accompany my ‘Marvel Girl’:
Originally, I decided to take inspiration from pictures of 1940-50’s gangsters, and was planning a contrasting picture in purple and orange. However the outcome started developing its own personality and I just could not walk around my flat without feeling observed!
Landy’s exhibition was the ideal place to take my Gangster to, despite having to put the picture in a giant skip it felt more like giving it a home rather than disposing of it:
An article on Michael Landy’s exhibition: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/8486011.stm