Firstly the death of a clown
The lights themselves are beautiful fairground lights, the coffin is made to fit the artist!
Piece two is quite the contrast, and I think even if you have no interest in art whatsoever, then you won't be reading this, but if you are I would be very surprised if you'd never heard of this artist. There are not one but three pieces by Yoko Ono in Blackpool at the moment. Yoko Ono! Can you believe it? The other two are billboards on North Pier
|Parts of a Light House - Yoko Ono (1966)|
Finally, as I'm sure some have wandered off this walking tour and everyone else needs a cuppa, we can take a seat.
|The Stories Under Our Feet - Elisa Artesero (2015)|
Dreaming in parallel
I pass you at night
To see a how this looked in Manchester look here. These are so subtle, dozens of people walked past while we were here, others stopped to see what we were looking at and were surprised to see words on the pavement. I just love this idea, a striking way to use a space none of us ever really notice.
So there we are, thank you for coming along with me and taking in a small amount of the art we saw on our walking tour. Don't worry, there was still plenty of time for the "proper" illuminations too!