The great American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, said “A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines“.
Perhaps when the owners of Windsor Plaza on Hammersmith Road bought this sculpture they already had the planting scheme in mind.
Unfortunately it’s a little more visible in winter.
No doubt it was put in place under one of those arrangements where a developer makes a public contribution as part of receiving permission for their development.
My feeling is that most people would prefer these contributions to be spent on more useable enhancements to our shared public spaces – seating or planting or play equipment – or fountains.
Purchasing art by Committee is a recipe for disaster – or let us be ready with the shrubbery and the vines.