The Next Big Thing

Shaw, George
"'The Next Big Thing' forms part of what has become a series of paintings of landmarks no longer there. The pile of rubble is all that remains of a pub called 'The Hawthorn Tree'. The pub itself appears in a painting of mine from 1999 called 'The Hawthorn Tree', and also as a ruin in a painting called 'The Age of Bullshit' in 2010. The pub sat in the Tile Hill Estate, and I went there frequently with my dad. Neither the pub nor my dad are here anymore. The land is now a housing estate of it's own." George Shaw
  • Artwork Details: 147.5 x 198 x 5cm
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  • Material description: Humbrol enamel on board
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Landscape
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC30/2010



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