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Peter Abrahams
Plastic Enclosed [from the series Miscibility] (2012)


Archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Matt paper 308gsm
42 x 59.4 cm
Edition of 75, accompanied by numbered and signed certificate.




About the work

This limited edition by Peter Abrahams is part of a wider enquiry into overlooked matter. These images fit within the early modern genre of still life where the visual treatment can lend permanence to the most disposable substances and lend pristine newness to the most obsolete or worn-out materials. Major ongoing bodies of photographic work include The Active And Contemplative Life (2003 - ongoing), a series of diptychs which examine hierarchies of value and overlooked urban spaces, and Illuminations and Vanitas (both 2006 - ongoing), large-format sequences of still lifes which investigate materials and their worth.




About the artist

Peter Abrahams was born in Liverpool in 1958. Painting, printmaking and photography have all been integral to his practice which places an emphasis on a lengthy scrutiny of common-place objects. Photography came to play an increasing role in his production and has been his principal medium since 2002. Abrahams' work is held in several collections including The British Museum, London; The Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester and British Arts Centre, Buenos Aires.




Selected exhibitions

Solo exhibitions include Mute, m2 Gallery, London, 2010; Double-Space, Eagle Gallery, London, 2009; Glimpses East, Royal London Hospital, 1999 and Colour Monotypes, British Arts Centre, Buenos Aires, 1999. Group exhibitions include: Northern Print Biennale, Laing Art Gallery, Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2009 and John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 19, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1995.


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  • Default Title £275.00

£275.00

 

This work can be purchased with Own Art, which allows you to spread the cost of your purchase over 10 months, completely interest free.  

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