Lot 11 - Claire Partington - Momento Mori Jelly Mould
9cm (H) x 10cm (W) x 22cm (D); Includes a stand
Signed on Verso base
This auction is raising proceeds for St Wilfrid's Hospice Eastbourne
Claire learnt ceramics at evening class, many years after graduating from art school. Her ceramic works are held in collections worldwide including V&A Museum (UK), Walker Art Gallery (UK), Museum of London (UK), Seattle Art Museum (US), Mack Collection (US), Ömer Koç Collection (TR), Reydan Weiss Collection (DE).
Fine Art Sculpture, Central Saint Martins
June 2022 - Claire Partington at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK, presented with support of Contemporary Art Society
September 2021 - London Making Now, Museum of London, UK
March 2020 - Cranach: Artist and innovator, Compton Verney, UK
December 2018 – Taking Tea, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, US
UK - Arusha Gallery
US - Winston Wächter
EU - KochXBos
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
This Momento Mori jelly mould takes the form of a tomb effigy topped with a pastel sleeping beauty and the inverted mould inside is that of a skeleton.
It takes the very serious issue of our mortality and loss and makes it into something frivolous like party food. It’s an almost nonsensical object, but we also need to remember the frivolous, nonsensical aspects of those loved and lost.
You must not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any works. In doing so, you endanger our relationships with artists, and directly jeopardise the charitable work we do.
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