Greta

2010

Hopton, Georgie
“'Greta' and 'Blue and Orange Edges' are derived from a found photograph of Auriculas, a primrose-like flower I have been enamoured with for some time. People who grow them often become obsessed enough to cultivate and show them - they were favoured in Victorian times for exhibition and would be presented in an Auricula 'theatre'; a free-standing, open shelved cabinet, usually painted black to set off their unusual and many-varied palette and their distinctive silhouette." Georgie Hopton
  • Artwork Details: Framed size: 50 x 41.5cm Paper, 42.5 x 35cm
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  • Material description: wool and paper collage
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Collage
  • Accession number: ACC14/2011

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