Treatment Room Mural – Painting

Series namePublic Art
Description

In 1991, Amal Ghosh was commissioned to create a series of murals for the Eastman Dental Hospital on Gray’s Inn Road in London. The murals were designed for the main treatment room and the waiting room of the hospital. Amal Ghosh’s technique involved fusing vitreous enamels on a sheet of prefabricated steel panels. The mural in the treatment room is 180cm x 900cm and is based on a collage of photographic images of the hospital while the waiting room mural, which is 180cm x 300cm, is centred around an imaginary landscape.

Date of Creation / Publication1991
CreatorGhosh, Amal
Associated Person/ Organisation
Location
Collection and Reference NumberAmal Ghosh Collection (GB 2661 AG)
Catalogue NumberAG/PA/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Amal Ghosh
Series notesAmal Ghosh became actively involved in Public Art projects since 1965 in an effort to bring
Collection notesArtist Amal Ghosh was born in Calcutta, India, in 1933. He studied at the Government College of Art and Craft in Calcutta with tutors who had graduated from the British Slade School in the 1930s. As a result, his artistic training was characterised by strong classical European bias which emphasised formal instruction. After moving to the UK in the 1960scomma he completed his postgraduate education at the Central School of Art & Design in London, which later became Central St. Martin
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