Amalthea by Michael Eden

Leeds was one of eight museums to win a share of £75,000 to buy their selected object thanks to Art Fund Collect, an initiative in collaboration with the Crafts Council, aimed at championing contemporary craft and increasing its presence in UK collections.

Details

Medium:
Nylon
Art Fund grant:
£16,000 ( Total: £16,000)
Acquired in:
2011
Vendor:
Adrian Sassoon

This pair of digitally created, spiralling works by the British maker Eden is made from a high quality nylon material with unique mineral soft coating. The cornucopia shape of the pieces is inspired by the wealth of knowledge available on the World Wide Web.

Venue details

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

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

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