Conrad Engelhardt makes mosaics from used wine corks. He brings them to us at The Rowley Gallery for framing. Now he has sent us this little video to show how they are made. There is a lot of arranging and rearranging involved, trying out different combinations, it must have seemed a logical progression to record the process by stop motion animation. See also our earlier post What A Corker! The piece featured there is now on display at Lutyens in Fleet Street.
These are three frames we made recently, containing a triptych made out of various wine and champagne corks, depicting the pixelated figure of a reclining nude. They are seen here at one of the restaurants where the corks were collected. If I’m not mistaken that looks like a Richard Smith painting on the wall behind, so I’m guessing this is The Boundary in Shoreditch. Continue reading “What A Corker!”