Limited edition blanket
100% Geelong Lambswool
220 x 130cm
Edition of 50
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About the edition
Made from 100% superfine lambswool in a Jacquard knit technique. 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, perfect for those cold winter nights.
In her installations, sculptures, and videos, Helen Marten plays upon our reference systems of physical stuff and a coding of the visual that establishes our most elemental relationships to the material world. Language and image become stylised outings of error, misalignment or perversion.
About the artist
Helen Marten (b. 1985, Macclesfield, UK) lives and works in London. She is the recent recipient of the Turner Prize and the Hepworth Prize for Sculpture. She also received the Lafayette Prize in 2011 and the LUMA Award in 2012. Recent solo exhibitions include Tate Britain, London (2016); Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London (2016); Greene Naftali, New York (2016); Fridericianum, Kassel (2014); CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (2013); Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich (2012); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2012); and Park Night Project, Serpentine Gallery, London (2011).
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.