Veronica RyanLoss of Selves, Place and Transformation 2000

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Artist
Veronica Ryan (born 1956)
Title
Loss of Selves, Place and Transformation
Date 2000
MediumDigital prints with acrylic paint and ink on paper
Dimensionssupport: 416 x 273 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 2001
Reference
T07774
Not on display

Summary

This work is one of three drawings in Tate’s collection (see also Gravitas Profundis II 2000, Tate T07772 and Gravitas Profundis III 2000, Tate T07773) that Ryan made while she was artist in residence at Tate St Ives (1998-2000). During this period, Ryan worked in the former studio of Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975). Hepworth had moved to St Ives shortly before the outbreak of World War II, and lived and worked in the area for the remainder of her life. She was interested particularly in the qualities of form and space, and her carved sculptures were often pierced expressing a concern with internal and external forms. While in residence in the studio, Ryan made a series of works that responded to Hepworth’s practice while simultaneously addressing her own concerns… (read more)

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