If walls could talk

Mary Corrigall takes a look at an exhibition inspired by the walls in a panel beater's shop

15 October 2023 - 00:00 By MARY CORRIGALL

You'd think fixing cars and making art couldn't be more different, but some of the things that happen in a panel beater's shop aren't dissimilar to those occurring in an artist’s studio. Achieving the perfect tone or shade of paint can hold great significance in both, for example, and their interiors are typically paint-splattered. Incredible transformations also take place in these locations; damaged cars leave looking fresh off an assembly line, blank canvases become portals into an artist’s imagination or shed light on society's woes. ..

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