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Concept drawings for Discover Treasure Island 2010 / Courtesy: The artist

Jorge Méndez Blake ‘Discover Treasure Island’ 2010

Jorge Méndez Blake creates works that reference the relationship between text and image. Discover Treasure Island 2010 is a series of large-scale murals created by the artist for the Gallery’s Children’s Art Centre. The artist has chosen his favourite story as a child – Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic swash-buckling tale Treasure Island and brought it to life in an immersive, sound-based installation.

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