Untitled (Long Indigo Hanging) by Shihoko Fukumoto

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.

Details

Medium:
Hemp & cotton
Art Fund grant:
£12,750 ( Total: £12,750)
Acquired in:
2010
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am - 5pm (Thu until 9pm)

Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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