Site-specific

The compound nouns ‘carpet moose’, ‘leaf gun’ and ‘postcard vault’ pretty accurately describe some of the surreal works of art now on show in the former Bethnal Green Town Hall – now a posh hotel – in east London.

Unlike most hotel art, the six pieces created for the Town Hall Hotel and Apartments are challenging, edgy, site-specific works by local artists, created to complement the building’s 1930s architecture.

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