The Limelight Pictures is an exhibition by Ian Beck, runnning from 27 February to end of May 2013 at South Kensington and Chelsea Mental Health Centre.
The exhibition grew out of a commission from the Nightingale Project for Ian Beck to produce a series of drawings of Charlie Chaplin for Ellington Ward, our older adults’ mental health ward at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow (see Work we’ve done page). For this project Ian produced several images of Chaplin, and added one of Buster Keaton and another of music hall star, Little Tich.
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BBC News has recently featured 2 items about art and the design environment in hospitals. One was about the new Circle Bath Hospital, designed by Sir Norman Foster and featuring an interior very different from a typical hospital. See story here. The other was about the impressive new mural by Michael Craig-Martin at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. See story here.
The Nightingale Project has been featured in a documentary on Phoenix CNE TV. The eight-minute piece can be seen on YouTube: click here.