Was it a commision, a task, or an artwork? My job was to provide a dot, full-stop or period to mark the abbreviation for Doctor, as in Dr.
Dr. Phil Shaw was retiring (Ha! He’s never that – a showman to his bootstraps) but at 65 he was leaving the Faculty to spend more time with his genius.
The plan was that eleven of his artist colleagues would each produce one letter (including the dot). The format, a 10 cm x 10 cm square. To be presented to him at his farewell do. We would draw lots to decide who did which. I drew the dot. [Read more…]