Trinity Arcade - FINALIST, November 2018

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When I saw trinity Arcade I was struck by its beautiful Victorian style. And right in the middle was a floor safety cone, ‘slippery when wet’. It seemed to me to be almost a warning to guard our heritage and unique monuments to our past. And it also formed a fascinating juxtaposition between old fashioned craftsmanship and modern day mass produced plastic items.

Trinity Arcade harks back to its history as an arcade for trustees of the Trinity Church from 1923. In 1989, the arcade was expanded to three levels and today it includes cafés, clothing, jewellery, antiques, watch repairs, hairdressers, rare books and antiques.

Specific details

Name of Artist: Jaq Grantford
Width (inches): 28
Judge and Category: William Schneider, Representational Professional
Height (inches): 48
Judge's Comment: "I like the concept (the contrast of the Victorian architecture and the yellow safety cone). But was really impressed by the drawing in this piece! I personally would never take the time to render the intricate design on the floor (moving back in one-point perspective) but I admire Jaq Grantford’s diligence in getting it right."
Media: Oil
Country: Australia
Painting Genre: Representational / Other
Award: FINALIST - Free promoted entry