Picasso Lady (T84)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Picasso Lady

Made in

Pilton

Date

1986

Description

Woven freestanding sculpture depicting two women, with two legs and one hand protruding from the main rectangular body of work, resembling brightly coloured 'Picasso' stylized women.

Materials and techniques

Woven tapestry.

Dimensions

height:  23cm
width:  11cm
depth:  4cm

Object number

T84

Category

On view

Short term loan for display in Yinka Shonibare: Criminal Ornamentation, Arts Council touring exhibition at: Attenborought Arts Centre, Leicester 21/09/2018 - 16/12/2018 Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter 19/01/2019 - 16/03/2019 Longside Gallery, Wakefield 05/04/2019 - 16/06/2019 Southampton Art Gallery 28/06/2019 - 28/09/2019
  • Picasso Lady, Candace Bahouth, 1986, Crafts Council Collection: T86. Photo: John Hammond.

  • Picasso Lady, Candace Bahouth, 1986, Crafts Council Collection: T86. Photo: John Hammond.

Maker's statement

In my collection of archetypal figures, the Picasso lady seemed to symbolise the quintessence of the 'art figure'.