Private Thoughts Public Speaking

Exhibition/Installation, 1986


‘These artworks question and comment on our psychological relationship to clothes, their function as the interface between inner privacy and public self, their transparency and simultaneously their ambiguity, their mystery.’ Elizabeth Wilson, The Guardian, 1986.


1986, ‘Private Thoughts Public Speaking’, Battersea Art Centre, London with Marian Schoettle.


photography:Terry Watts

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Fran Cottell artwork image: Private Thoughts Public Speaking - click to enlarge