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  • Cathy Wilkes: Proof B Cobald Blue Dadder, 2010. (out of stock)
  • Cathy Wilkes: Proof C 4C Dadder, 2010. (out of stock)
  • Cathy Wilkes: Proof D B/W Dadder, 2010. (out of stock)

Cathy Wilkes

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2011

Cathy Wilkes’ oeuvre, for which she was awarded the prestigious Baloise Art Prize in 2002 and nominated for the Turner Prize in 2008, includes both large-scale installations fashioned from found materials and small format, abstract paintings.
Her contribution to the GAK’s 2011 annual editions is especially remarkable as it draws on the only print created by Wilkes to date. These three different and original pre-press prints of Wilkes’ work Dadder depict a domestic interior in various degrees of abstraction and colour combinations. Dadder itself depicts the kitchen of Cathy Wilkes’ father – revealing both a place of comforting childhood memories and a daughter’s mourning for her deceased father. Here, as in Wilkes’ installations and paintings, an autobiographical detail is the point of departure for an imaginative journey in which everyday objects and abstract forms coalesce in a visual realm that circles the themes of “death”, “childhood” and the search for one’s place in the world.

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Annual edition 2011

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Proof B Cobald Blue Dadder, Proof C 4C Dadder and Proof D B/W Dadder, 2010
Polymer engraving on 350 g/m2 Magnani Litho, framed, printed at Thumbprint Editions
27 x 20cm (sheet)
3 unique works; sign., dat.
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