Norman Catherine (1949-)
Speaker of the House (1989)
Canvas, metal, wire, wood and acrylic / 2415mm x 1180mm x 1225mm
Donated by the artist in 1999
This is the last and largest of a series of satirical caricatures of speakers of parliament that the artist made in the late 1980s - a time of political upheaval. He was inspired by roadside artists' style of using discarded tin cans.
Photograph by Angela Buckland