Alison WildingHarbour 1994-6

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Artist
Alison Wilding (born 1948)
Title
Harbour
Date 1994-6
MediumAlabaster and silicone rubber
Dimensionsobject: 1305 x 1520 x 1580 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Contemporary Art Society and the Henry Moore Foundation, courtesy of an anonymous donor 2003
Reference
T11760
Not on display

Summary

Harbour is one of a group of sculptures resulting from an ongoing project based on the Passion of Christ. In 1988 Wilding signed a contract with a patron, undertaking to make a sculpture from each of sixteen events of the Passion. The sculptures were planned to be ‘on at least human scale’, their purpose to embody and ‘emotively convey’ each episode of Christ’s Passion to ‘any audience’ (Wilding quoted in Contract, p.11). The project was described in a contract between the artist and her benefactor and anticipated to last ten years… (read more)

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