People don’t readily say what they mean. Of course, face to face we are all very polite. Confronted by the artist with their work beside them, invariably very few of us would deem it fit to express a dislike or, worse still, shrug ambivalence.
We hear a lot about the ills of social media and of the anonymous who enjoy laying waste with their opinions across the internet, so it’s refreshing to see how positive social media can be. Posted on Instagram by interior designers ‘Rooms With A View’ Giles Ward’s commissioned painting ‘Be Free’ drew some marvellous unsolicited comments.
Instagram is a wonderful platform to share images, get inspiration and talk to others.