Benveniste Contemporary

Alison Wilding: Selected series

Alison Wilding: Selected series

Wilding speaks to us about forms that are continuously developing under a stoical surface that recognises body and matter as the primary state of knowledge. The artist maintains a complex relationship with form that shouldn’t mislead us: the sensuality of her work and its reticence is loaded with the material that shapes civilisations and myths.

The selection of prints comprised in this presentation focuses on 4 groups of work dating between 2001 - 2010: Chamber Works, 2010 (published in collaboration with the Karsten Schubert Gallery in London), Species, 2005, Dogs, 2005 (a suite of large-scale etching and monotypes), as well as Vanish & Detail, 2001 (cat. Alison Wilding: Vanish & Detail, published by Ridinghouse, 2014).

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Behind their apparent simplicity and immediacy lies a process of experimentation, hilarity and despair, only realised with the superb technical back up from the workshop. There is a pattern to my association with Dan Benveniste which began in 1994; from the anarchy of his workshop he pushes my ideas into the realm of the possible. And whilst most of the sculptures have been made extremely slowly, it is unsurprising that there are correspondences between them and the prints, both past and present.

Alison Wilding

Alison Wilding

Vanish

2001

98 x 138 cm. (unframed)

3-plate etching and aquatint on Okawara

Printed and published be Benveniste Contemporary

Edition 29/30

€ 4.000,00 excl. vat

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Alison Wilding

Detail

2001

98 x 138 cm. (unframed)

3-plate etching and aquatint on Okawara

Printed and published by Benveniste Contemporary

Edition 29/30

€ 4.000,00 excl. vat

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Alison Wilding | Dogs (detail)

Alison Wilding

Dogs (diptych)

2005

140 x 200 cm. (unframed)

Etching and monotype

Printed and published by Benveniste Contemporary

e/u (éprueve unique)

€ 6.000,00 excl. vat

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Alison Wilding

Dogs (diptych)

2005

140 x 200 cm. (unframed)

Etching and monotype

Printed and published by Benveniste Contemporary

e/u (éprueve unique)

€ 6.000,00 excl. vat

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Alison Wilding | Chamber Works (detail)

Alison Wilding

Chamber Works

2010

30 x 40 cm. each print (unframed)

Etching and woodcut

Printed and published by Benveniste Contemporary

Edition of 24

Set € 5.600,00 / Individuals € 1.100,00 excl. vat

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Alison Wilding

Out there (Spin)

2010

82 x 77 cm. (unframed)

Aquatint

Printed and published by Benveniste Contemporary

Edition of 24

€ 1.800,00 excl. vat

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Alison Wilding | Out there (detail)

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Out there (Claw)

Alison Wilding

2010

82 x 77 cm. (unframed)

Aquatint

Printed and published by Benveniste Contemporary

Edition of 24

€ 1.800,00 excl. vat

Alison Wilding

Species

2005

40 x 36 cm. each print (unframed)

Etching and aquatint

Printed and published by Benveniste Contemporary

Edition of 22

Set € 4.600,00 / Individuals € 900,00 excl. vat

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Alison Wilding was born in Blackburn, Lancashire. Between 1966 and 1967 she studied at the Nottingham College of Art, then at the Ravensbourne College of Art and Design in Chislehurst from 1967 to 1970 and, from 1970 to 1973, the Royal College of Art in London. Her artistic career gained momentum in the 1980s when she was part of a group of sculptors including Anthony Gormley and Richard Deacon.
Alison Wilding was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2019 New Year Honours, for services to art.

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