Chloé and Jenny Saville for House of Voltaire
Multicolored silk-jacquard scarf
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About the product
A limited edition multicoloured silk-jacquard scarf designed by Chloé and British artist Jenny Saville, exclusively for House of Voltaire. The delicately embroidered piece, in fleshy tones of peach and pink, takes its inspiration from Saville’s studio, where the artist keeps test swatches of canvas used to test her brushes and mix her paints.
About the artist & designer
Jenny Saville (British, b.1970) is best known for her rich, naturalistic paintings of large, fleshy women, often featuring images of her own body in her work. Recent solo exhibitions include Jenny Saville: Erota. Gagosian Gallery, London (2016); Jenny Saville Drawing. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (2015); Jenny Saville: Oxyrynchus. Gagosian Gallery, London (2014); Jenny Saville. Norton Museum of Art, FL (2011); Jenny Saville. Gagosian Gallery, London (2010); Jenny Saville. Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome (2005). Saville’s works are featured in several public collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Broad, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; and Saatchi Collection, London.
Chloé is a French maison built on femininity and creativity. Since 1952, the brand has remained independent, audacious and decisively modern in creation and attitude while being true to its heritage of couture savoir-faire.
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.