I like to get my Loving when I get it on my mind by Mat Collishaw

This is a folding screen fitted with plain translucent glass onto which the image of a proudly strutting peacock glows with its fanned tail filling the screen.

Details

Medium:
Video & decorative screen
Dimensions:
180 x 168 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £16,500)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
Cosmic Galerie

Collishaw often explores the ambiguous relationship between the erotic and the pornographic in his work. A decorative screen may be seen to have a duality of purpose, offering privacy but also the tantalising possibility of exposure. The peacock, beautiful, strutting and assertive, highlights the ambiguities of seduction, of hide and seek, of power and of submission.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, GLASGOW Strathclyde G12 8QQ 0141 330 4221 www.glasgow.ac.uk/hunterian

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