Tag Archives | Jenny Watson

Robert Rooney, ‘Portrait photographs 1978–1987’, Tolarno Galleries, 11 September–11 October 2014

Over a period of 107 consecutive days, from December 1972 to March 1973, Robert Rooney photographed the clothes he wore. Each black and white image is uniform, a latent pun in keeping Rooney’s predilection for wry linguistic play. The artist’s garments are neatly folded and stacked, underwear on top, outer wear at the bottom, as […]

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Jenny Watson, ‘A painted page’ series (1978–79), 2014

In ‘Trying to live now: chronotopic figures in Jenny Watson’s ‘A painted page’ series’, I bring together, for the first time, the six paintings in this important sequence from 1979–80. Combining gridded, painted reproductions of photographs, newspapers and department store catalogues with roughly painted fields of colour, the series combined a range of recent styles and […]

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