It's the last day of the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy, so if you haven't been - too late, you've missed it.
Anyway, in case you did, here's a little taster -
Oh, you'd better look away now if you are prone to migraines, but I thought the stairs were fab
Obviously, with such a huge amount of diverse art to see, there was obviously some that I didn't like (maybe because I'm too thick to understand it)
but there were loads of pieces that I loved ...
and some pieces that made me smile ...
But the work that I had read about, and made me determined to see the Summer Exhibition this year, was The Humument by Tom Phillips. A kind of up-market altered book, this was art created from a book called A Human Document by W.H. Mallock, and purchased by the artist for threepence in 1966. He has been working on it for nearly 50 years, and continues to revise and develop it.
I could have spent hours looking at, and reading, the separate pages - and the idea was very inspiring. I bet there were a few exhibition visitors who went home with the idea of creating something similar.
Even if, like me, they probably never get around to it.
Oh, and the title for this post is taken from a light installation in the 'pink room'
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - by West Ham supporters everywhere.