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Good Old Light

Birthe Jorgensen

Good Old Light

Birthe Jorgensen

Year

2016

Dimensions (cm)

Height: 365
Length: 260
Width: 150

Materials

Hand made velvet and silk curtains purpose made for the Mackintosh Lecture theatre in the 1950s made brittle by the sun, mild steel frame

Current Location

Since GSA archivists have deemed the curtains to be too modern to formally become part of the school's collection, but still too precious to be given to the artist to look after, they are 'temporarily stored' in the Reid building's basement storage space. The steel frame is stored in the artists hallway behind a cupboard and in her living room under the sofa.

Originally made for

Since GSA archivists have deemed the curtains to be too modern to formally become part of the school's collection, but still too precious to be given to the artist to look after, they are 'temporarily stored' in the Reid building's basement storage space. The steel frame is stored in the artists hallway behind a cupboard and in her living room under the sofa.