42 x 29.7cm
Edition of 80 + 20 APs
Signed and numbered by the artist
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About the artwork
Produced exclusively for Studio Voltaire, this risograph print is based on a vintage beer mat for Crowley’s Ale, a family brewing company associated with the English occultist Aleister Crowley.
Angell works primarily with ceramics, producing sculptural tableaux referencing hobbyist cultures, naturalistic forms, and the underground hand built ceramics of Britain from the 1970s and 80s. Although often appearing deliberately amateurish, Angell utilises a highly skilled production process for his sculptures, making use of glazing techniques that are both antique and state-of-the-art.
Special thanks to the artist and Rob Tufnell, London.
About the artist
Aaron Angell (b. 1987, Kent) lives and works in London. Recent solo shows include Grotwork, Studio Voltaire, London (2015); Bumpkin, Rob Tufnell (2012); Put John Barleycorn in the old brown jug, Croy Nielsen, Berlin (2012); and The Devil’s Arse, [space], London (2011). Recent group exhibitions include: British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery (October 2015); and forthcoming exhibitions include: Tate St Ives (Summer 2016). Angell is represented by Rob Tufnell, London.
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.