School Corridor

corridor

Oil on Gesso Panel

36 x 24 inches (91.5 x 61 cm)


I think there are corridors essentially the same as this in any Irish school. It's the floor, the painted breezeblocks the glossy doors and the strip lighting. It's institutional. I loved it and I love painting stuff like this. Teachers loved the painting too, but for a different reason: ‘Bliss’, they'd say as they passed, ‘Why ?’ I'd enquire. ‘No students’, came the reply. 


All text and images © Blaise Smith 2010