Lucy McLauchlan For The New Library Of BirminghamJuxtapoz // Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013
Lucy McLauchlan has always been one of the most talented muralist that we know, as well as fine artists who also creates site-specific works that seemlessly fit into their environments. Her newest project, a site-specific commissioned work of multiple panels in the rotunda of Europe's largest library,the new Library of Birmingham.
Lucy said of the work,"I spent some time in John Madin's library making sketches, rubbings and photographs, documenting the architectural features and absorbing Madin's style and use of materials. This research material has influenced my final artwork (which was important to me to include some of the old into the new, a nod of respect) as has the new library been my other source, with its constant circles, ever connecting."
All photography by Katja Ogrin