Quentin Blake at the Gordon Hospital, Pimlico
Quentin was asked to create some pictures for the reception area of the Gordon Hospital, an adult mental health hospital in Pimlico.
He created a set of pictures depicting people and pot plants, using as his starting point the observation that there are often pot plants in hospital waiting rooms. Next we installed in the outpatients’ corridor a sequence of pictures by Quentin of swimmers – see also Quentin’s newspage. The swimmers pictures refresh what was previously a lifeless corridor, and inasmuch as they depict people thriving in a unfamiliar environment, contain a positive message for people ariving in the hospital.