Limited Edition Blanket 2019
Made in Scotland
150 x 130 cm
Edition of 75
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About the edition
A 100% superfine Cashmere wool blanket in a Jacquard knit technique by artist Camille Henrot. This double-sided knitting style achieves a design rich finish. The front face of the blanket showcases the artist’s design, whilst a birdseye pattern, driven by the knitting style is achieved on the underside. The blanket has a noticeably soft handle and luxurious heavyweight feel.
About the artist
Camille Henrot (b.1978) lives and works in New York. Selected shows include: Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (2019); Palais de Tokyo, France (2018); Kunsthalle Wien, Austria (2017); and 9th Berlin Biennale, Germany (2016); The Musée d’Art Moderne (2015-2016); Chisenhale Gallery, London (2014) among others. In 2013, she was the recipient of the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship in Washington, DC, where she produced the video Grosse Fatigue awarded by the Silver Lion at the 55th Venice Biennale. She was nominated for the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize. Camille Henrot is represented by kamel mennour, Paris; Johann König, Berlin; and Metro Pictures, New York.
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