The Whitworth Art Gallery was among the five museums to win a share of £75,000 to buy their selected object thanks to Art Fund Collect, an initiative aimed at championing contemporary craft and increasing its presence in UK collections.
Untitled (Long Indigo Hanging) by Shihoko Fukumoto, 2009
© Shihoko Fukumoto
- Hemp & cotton
- Art Fund grant:
- £12,750 ( Total: £12,750)
- Acquired in:
- Katie Jones Gallery
This large textile piece is striking in its combination of vivid indigo and paler tones. The material itself comes from a traditional kimono, originally used for every day work.
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