The Lonely House (veranda)

2008
Kavanagh, Laurence
The Sayonara Room formed part of a major installation that was situated on the top floor of an office block that stands on the former site of the Electric Palace Cinema in Archway, North London. The installation - constructed from cut and reformed office cabinets - took its title from the last film shown at The Electric Palace, The Lonely House, 1957. The Lonely House (veranda) purchased in 2009 is one of a series of collages fabricated from older paper ephemera selected from charity and second hand bookshops in the area of Archway. The component elements of these artworks are constructed to give a sense the temporary relationship between object and image within cinematic architecture spaces. Laurence Kavanagh
  • Artwork Details: 39.5 x 71 x 3.5cm
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  • Material description: collage
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  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Collage
  • Accession number: ACC2/2009

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