Mystery as missing housing estate sculptures turn up in West End gallery…
The Camden New Journal reports but it’s no mystery to me) that Somers Town public artwork is being sold in a private art gallery – the ceramics that Gilbert Bayes created for to make residents lives better in the slum clearance.
See this article: Camden New Journal.
I noticed years ago some went missing and I thought they had been stolen – as I used also to see them.
Last time they turned up in auction in the 1980s, they ‘sold for between 6 and 7000 pounds each’.
Surely this is illegal?