Chalk Cliff Study by Boyle family

This work is from an ongoing project called 'Journey to the Surface of the Earth' which began in 1964 and involves visiting sites around the world, selected at random, and then making painted fibreglass reliefs, replicating small square plots from the selected site.


Mixed media, resin, fibreglass
122 x 122 x 31.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £20,000)
Acquired in:
Sebastian Boyle

This work came from a stone quarry in Kent and there is a deliberately ambiguous play between ground and wall, horizontal and vertical, between life and art. The Boyle family consists of Mark, Joan and their children Sebastian and Georgina.


The artists.

Venue details

Leeds Art Gallery The Headrow, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS1 3AA 0113 3785350

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