Sarah JonesThe Garden (Mulberry Lodge) VI 1997

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Artist
Sarah Jones (born 1959)
Title
The Garden (Mulberry Lodge) VI
Date 1997
MediumPhotograph, colour, on paper on aluminium
Dimensionsimage: 1500 x 1500 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1999
Reference
P78251
Not on display

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Like her images set in interior locations, such as dining rooms and sitting rooms, Jones's series of garden photographs highlights the artificial nature of much of the English domestic environment. Using evocative lighting and poses which suggest tension and ambivalence, Jones explores the nature of adolescence and of teenage repression, within the context of suburban living. Much of her work explores the notion of the uncanny in the everyday, or the way in which the familiar can become charged with unfamiliarity.

September 2004

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