Work No. 720: Little White Lie – Big Blue Consequence

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  Little White Lie – Big Blue Consequence
  c. Michael St.Mark 2012

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Multi-stage digital monochrome rendering of color TV screenshot from 2012 during an outdoor broadcast interview with then Tory cabinet minister and chief whip Andrew Mitchell, in which he vehemently denies ” using the words to which I have been attributed ” – ie ” f*king plebs ” ( to describe armed protection police officers in Downing Street when they insisted he used the side exit gate like everyone else, as opposed to opening the main (vehicular) gates for the self-important minister and his bicycle & basket )

Today, 2 years on, found by a High Court libel judge to have “on the balance of probability” used the words to which he was attributed.
So from the hubris of libel to liable .. for £millions in costs and damages, when a simple honest apology to the cop
concerned would probably have caused the whole episode to blow over in a week. Deary me, these tiresome “get off my land” attituded Oxbridge fascists.

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London Dada Work No. 719: Six Ex-GFs. The Shutters of Love

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Six Ex-Girlfriends / The Shutters of Love
  c. M. St.M 2014
Was there ever a boyfriend they didn’t cheat on? ”

In any case it would appear to end up the same

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Registered art & design concept. . . . . . . .+ Work No. 719a Ex-GF / The Shutters of Love
c. Michael St.Mark 20/11/2014

Double-rhyming Haiku

When their shutters of love come down
leaves you feeling just like a sad clown

Those heartfelt pledges of love so true
meant nothing to her – and now you

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Life truth?

Swinging from man vine to man vine
above a lonely ground

one thick strong shaft is n’er let go
til another is in-hand found

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Work No. 718; The Price of Enlightenment

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The Price of Enlightenment – demolition of your house of ego. / The Human Condition VI
c. Michael St.Mark 2014

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Comment on the human dilemma . Latest in our The Human Condition series, now trending as a distinct genre within UK mainstream art.
Alternative title; What’s the point ?( of Windows ), suggested by poet and writer Ian Thorp

Linkback to Work 661 from 2013: The Human Condition V
Link to Work 57: The Human Condition 1

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