Lucy Skaer has been nominated for her solo exhibition at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh and A Boat Used as a Vessel at the Kunsthalle Basel.

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  • Lucy Skaer The Siege 2008 print of a had on paper placed on the floor a table with the same large handprint printed directly on to it
    Lucy Skaer
    The Siege 2008
  • Lucy Skaer The Siege 2008
    Lucy Skaer
    The Siege 2008
  • Lucy Skaer The Siege 2008
    Lucy Skaer
    The Siege 2008
  • Lucy Skaer Black Alphabet after Brancusi 2008 copies in charcoal of brancusi sculptures set up in a group with two on toppled over lying close by
    Lucy Skaer
    Black Alphabet (after Brancusi) 2008
    26 dust coal sculptures
  • Lucy Skaer Solid Ground Liquid to Solid in 85 years fragments of pottery displayed on the gallery floor
    Lucy Skaer
    Solid Ground – Liquid to Solid in 85 years 2006
    Coloured plaster, 10 parts

Lucy Skaer makes drawings, sculptures and films which often take found photographic sources as their starting point. Rooted in reality, yet subjected to a process of elaborate transformation, Skaer’s images hover in the space between recognition and ambiguity, figuration and abstraction.