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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
25th January 1958 Born today: Gary Brian Tibbs, London, rock bassist (Adam and The Ants, Roxy Music)
25th January 1919 Born today: Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society of London)
25th January 1882 Born today: Virginia [Adeline] Woolf, London, author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse)
25th January 1540 Born today: Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)
The Flat Time House
This is the home and studio of the late artist John Latham.
Location: 210 Bellenden Road, SE15 4BW
Description: Flat Time House is the home and studio of the late British artist John Latham (1921-2006). He was one of the most important British artists of the post-war period.
The House he lived at for over 20 years is now home to the John Latham Foundation and the John Latham Archive.
Latham considered the house a 'living sculpture', with different rooms taking on the attributes of a living organism. At FTHo, a giant and colourful book-relief sculpture penetrates a large window on the front of the house, known as the Face, into a room called the Mind, in which a permanent installation of works demonstrating Latham's Time-Base Theory has been maintained.