Six centuries of art go on show at Leicester's Highcross
A slideshow with a difference told the story of 600 years of art.
Leicester's Highcross shopping centre was one of 28 landmarks around the UK to take part in the BBC project, which used projectors to illuminate the buildings with thousands of oil paintings from art galleries around the country.
From 5pm on Friday, the half-hour show began in St Peter's Square, with artworks being projected on to the outside wall of the shopping centre above Carluccio's restaurant.
Babak Heidarian, 31, of West End, Leicester, enjoyed the paintings.
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He said: "It's a very nice idea. I've seen some very nice paintings.
"There has been some beautiful stuff."
The projections project marks the start of a month of exhibitions and events organised by the BBC and the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) charity to celebrate the completion of Your Paintings, a website showing the entire UK national collection of more than 210,000 oil paintings.
Andrew Ellis, of PCF, said: "No other country has ever embarked on such a project."