Political storm brewing over British election artist's work

A Dublin-based art lecturer hired as the official artist for the British general election last May is at the centre of a political row after British parliament officials allegedly seized his paintings.

20th August, 2005

A Dublin-based art lecturer hired as the official artist for the British general election last May is at the centre of a political row after British parliament officials allegedly seized his paintings.

David Godbold who teaches at the NCAD in Dublin, claimed his drawings were taken by the officials in June when they heard rumours that the pictures were controversial in nature. Godbold claimed that the officials took the drawings from the office of his...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say