The National Gallery threw open its doors to the public today. Boy am I glad it is back.
Starting early, back in his adolescent days, he used to live close to a neighbour who was a trained painter from the Art Institute of Chicago and also owned an Art Gallery.
David Gilliver's creations include models of hazmat-wearing men testing a bottle of Corona beer while two armed men guard loo roll
Commissioned five weeks ago, the work is 23cm in diameter - one MILLION times the size of the deadly disease
Gabrielle Gillott, 24, painted a room and everything in it in a shade of purple called Safe Haven.
Residents in the Barton Hill area of the city woke up to the artwork on the side of a house this morning (Thurs)
The items, which once belonged to a chief named Crowfoot of the Blackfoot Nation, cost the museum £10 in 1904
The mural has been painted on to a brick wall on Vyse Street in the city's historic Jewellery Quarter
“We find this significant in an era marked by the rise of the Right, and the renewal of fascism in an era of the Conservatives’ hostile environment, that has paradoxically made each of us and many of our friends and family again increasingly unwelcome in Britain.”