42 x 29.7 cm
Edition of 50, signed and numbered by the artist
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About this edition
Brice's practice is concentrated on haunting and emotive portraiture. She references art history, images of women in the media and photographs she has taken herself.
This new edition has been made especially for House of Voltaire to support Studio Voltaire's exhibition and learning programmes. Working closely with a master print maker, Brice has created a new work on paper which features an enigmatic image of a woman poised on a piece of furniture and looking over her shoulder and smoking a cigarette.
About the artist
Lisa Brice was born in 1968 in Cape Town, South Africa. She now lives and works in London.
In 2018 Brice had a solo exhibition at Tate Britain as part of their Art Now series. Other solo exhibitions include ‘Lisa Brice', Stephen Friedman Gallery, London (2019 and 2017); ‘Boundary Girl', Salon 94, New York (2017); ‘Well Worn', Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa (2015); ‘Cut Your Coat', French Rivera, London, UK (2014).
Notable group exhibitions include: ‘Artists | Steal From', Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London, UK (2019), ‘La Diablesse', Tramps, London, UK (2016), ‘Home Truths: Domestic Interior in South African Collections' curated by Michael Godby, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa (2016), ‘Making & Unmaking', Camden Art Centre, London, UK (2016), ‘New Revolutions', Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa (2016),‘Puppet Show', curated by Tom Bloor and Celine Condorelli, Gavle Konstcentrum, Kultur & Fritid Gavle, Sweden, toured to Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK (2014).
Brice's works are included in prominent collections internationally, including: Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington DC, USA; BHP Billiton Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa; SABC Collection, South Africa; Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa; South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa; Michaelis Cabinet, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Gallery Frank Haenel, Frankfurt, Berlin, Germany; South African High Commission, London, England; Sindika Dokolo - African Collection of Contemporary Art, Luanda, Angola.
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.