An artist has defended his installation of a lifesize gorilla on a crucifix in a former London church, saying it is designed to highlight a threatened African species.What can one say? If you are looking for "signs of the times," here's one:
The former Holy Trinity Church in Marylebone, west London, has been deconsecrated and is now used as a gallery space for any number of different events.Here's another, full of irony of which the artist, Paul Fryer, seems blissfully unaware. He told the reporter working on the story:
"It would be a pity if it came to represent what we failed to protect and the things we have lost forever as a result of that failure."Indeed, it would be a pity.