Last night you may have seen a selection of famous artwork’s appearing out of the dark just off of Smithfield Road in Town. A van was parked up projecting on to the wall of the Marks and Spencer store in Eagles Meadow.
The projections mark the start of a month of exhibitions and events organised by the BBC and the Public Catalogue Foundation, who have created ‘Your Paintings’ in conjunction with participating collections and museums from across the UK.
Wrexham was chosen as one of three locations in Wales, and one of twenty eight across the UK.
Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers, held by the National Gallery in London and as pictured above, will be one of the four paintings that will be projected at every location. The three others are Frances Broomfield’s George Formby – Speed Ace, an affectionate portrait of the chirpy British comic, Beryl Cook’s colourful 1992 piece Karaoke, and The Clay Pits by Cornish painter Harold C Harvey.
You can find out more about ‘Your Paintings’ by visiting http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/