White Carrot by Rosemarie Trockel

The artist decided to mix several printing techniques, a porcelain object representing an icile and a photograph documenting how this mould was produced.

Details

Medium:
1) prints; 2) photographs; 3) porcelain & linen box
Dimensions:
1) 54 x 34.7 cm; 2) 24 x 17.8 cm; 3) 54 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £12,000)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Peter Blum, Blumarts Inc, New York

In an unconventional way, Trockel has mixed dark aquatint plates together with heavily bitten plates showing photomechanically transferred and enlarged details of topographical maps, imitating snow drifts. The ceramic object is a cast of an icicle found in the Engadine.

Provenance

Peter Blum, Blumarts Inc., New York

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

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