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Richard Wilson: 20:50

Posted by Alex Bec,

Richard Wilson’s 20:50 is possibly the first ever piece of contemporary art that registered with my childhood self. Dragged along to the old, old Saatchi gallery in St.John’s Wood by a mother looking to fill some time on the summer holidays, I naturally put up a fight. Then Richard Wilson came to the rescue, with his indescribable room of oil, literally full of oil. As exciting for an untrained child’s eye fifteen years ago as it was when I saw it had re-appeared at the new Saatchi on Kings Road. A truly contemporary masterpiece, and just in time for the school holidays…

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Posted by Alex Bec

Alex is one of the directors of It’s Nice That who now oversees our sister creative agency INT Works. For several years he oversaw the Monday Morning Music Video feature until it came to an end in 2014.