Eat Me by Helen Chadwick

Three elliptical-shaped light boxes arranged in a line.

Details

Medium:
Cibachrome & glass & aluminium Dimensions: 3 pieces at 53 x 90 x 15 cm, 1 piece at 76 x 47 x 1 cm
Art Fund grant:
£9,000 ( Total: £18,000)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Zelda Cheatle Gallery

Each has a photograph of a circle of bluebells with a black liquid in the centre, made to resemble an eye. An additional light box is suspended approximatley 1.5m above and at right-angles. This is covered by a photograph of yellow petals with a raw oyster in its shell at the centre. The lightboxes are intended to give life to the inanimate images. Animal and vegetable material are used in many of the artist's works.

Provenance

Artist's estate; Zelda Cheatle Gallery.

Venue details

Leeds Art Gallery The Headrow, Leeds West Yorkshire LS1 3AA 0113 247 8256 www.leeds.gov.uk/artgallery

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