Limited edition blanket
220 x 130cm
Edition of 50
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Limited edition blanket by Japanese fashion house sacai. Made from 100% superfine merino wool in a Jacquard knit technique. This double-sided knitting style achieves a design rich finish. The front face of the blanket showcases the design, whilst a birdseye pattern driven by the knitting style is achieved on underside.
About the artist
Founded in 1999, sacai is a Japanese fashion house founded by Chitose Abe. Since it’s conception, sacai has become synonymous with a distinctive elegance that is based on renderings and transformations of basic and classical items. Winning international acclaim and several accolades, Abe was the recipient of the Grand Prix of the 25th Mainichi Newspaper Fashion Award in 2007, and Designer of the Year by the Fashion Editor’s Club of Japan in 2009.
Studio Voltaire has been supporting artists for over twenty years, through our renowned programme of exhibitions, performances, events and education projects as well as providing affordable studios.
We have gained a reputation for championing both emerging and underrepresented artistic practices, often at key stage in the artist’s career. These have included Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Phyllida Barlow, Ruth Ewan, Elizabeth Price, Jo Spence, Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan, Richard Slee and Cathy Wilkes.
The gallery also provides an important UK platform for international artists, often providing them their first-ever presentation in the UK. These have included Nairy Baghramian, Thea Djordjadze, Nicole Eisenman, Judith Hopf, Paulina Olowska and Henrik Olesen.