Canvas, hand made oil from pigments related to the South west coast of England, historical imports, earth pigments and pigments made out of mined materials
Dimensions: 150cm (H) x 120cm (W) x 5cm (D) / 59.1" (H) x 47.2" (W) x 2" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings
Estimated delivery for this item is between 10 March - 15 March
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About the art
From the collection Small Ports and Sea Coves, I made a series of works considering the nature of secrets and lies, which got me thinking about smuggling. this led me to research the coast of England most associated with piracy and smuggling in the 16-1800s and the way smugglers hid their booty under the sea. I researched the pigments with a relationship to that coast and smuggled them under a sea of ultramarine. In this piece the smuggled colours are laid bare in the way that in the end the tide goes out and the hidden truths are exposed.
Based in: London, UK
An artist concerned with human inter-connectedness, and the interplay between the personal and the universal as expressed through the material of pigment.
"Sarah Needham is an artist and academic interested in unearthing hidden histories of humanity, taking into her conceptual sway the likes of piracy, the colonial slave trade and the …
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