The Twentieth Century Society

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Lost Mural Jewel In Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

We have just received this fantastic news from Goldfinger’s Greenside Primary School:
Goldfinger school celebrates 60 years along with the Queen
“Greenside Primary School in London, W12, is celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of its Erno Goldfinger designed building, its unique Gordon Cullen mural and the official opening of its new, beautifully designed Learning Garden.
“The event [restricted to the pupils of Greenside Primary School, VIP guests, staff, governors and press] will include the première of the short film: “The Story of the Greenside Mural” featuring 20th Century writer and historian Alan Powers. This will be an unparalleled opportunity to view the important mural and architecture in daylight.
“Greenside Primary earns the star on its Grade II* listing because its foyer has this exceptional mural by Gordon Cullen, urban designer and artist to the Architectural Review which was commissioned by the school’s controversial architect Erno Goldfinger. Languishing unloved behind a red curtain for the last 20 years because it went ‘out of fashion’, the mural is now being brought back to life by a dedicated team made up of parents, staff and members of the local community and known as The Friends Of The Greenside Mural.”


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