Talking Points: Andy Gilmore

A collection of imagery and sources designed to stimulate conversation around the work of Andy Gilmore.

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Andy Gilmore

“A master of colour and geometric composition, Andy Gilmore’s work is often characterised as kaleidoscopic and hypnotic, though it could just as well be described as visually acoustic, his often complex arrangements referencing the scales and melodies in music.”


Questions to Ask Children

Choose one of Andy’s pieces of art. Can you describe what you see?

How do you feel when you look at Andy’s work? 

Andy’s work appears in newspapers and magazines, record covers and in advertising. Why do you think Andy’s work is used this way? 

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