Waterways Mural – Photograph

Series namePublic Art

In September 2001, Amal Ghosh and his wife Iris were commissioned to create a mural in the marketplace in Brentford, West London. The goal of the project was to encourage access to the waterways in the area and the project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the London Waterways Partnership. The mural depicts local scenery and waterways of the area and was inpired by the local environment as well as historical and archival material.

Date of Creation / Publication9/29/2001
CreatorGhosh, Amal
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberAmal Ghosh Collection (GB 2661 AG)
Catalogue NumberAG/PA/2
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