Richard Wright: The Stairwell Project, 2010​

Richard Wright, The Stairwell Project, 2010.

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Turner Prize winner Richard Wright was commissioned by the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art to make a permanent painting in the west stairwell of their building for the Edinburgh Art Festival 2010. 

The Work is composed of a flower-like motif, hand painted and repeated thousands of times to dizzying effect. The orientation, size, and alignment of the motif changes according to its placement on the complex three-dimentional structure of the architecture, producing a spectacular canopy above the viewer. 

Commissioned by the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

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