Chadwick, Helen
Helen Chadwick frequently used the female body as a theme throughout her work to explore areas of identity, gender and sexuality. In the late 1980s, Chadwick began to move away from overt self representation, and produced a series of Viral Landscapes. These consisted of super-sized images of cells from her body, which contained viruses, superimposed on photographs of rocky landscapes. From here she moved on to produce a series of Meat Abstracts which were photographs of meat and electrical lights with elaborate backdrops. Comparisons can be drawn between Chadwick’s Meat Abstracts and the etching Anatoli, which was produced in the same year.
  • Artwork Details: 95 x 67cm Image, 79 x 57.5cm
  • Edition: 14 of 250
  • Material description: etching and aquatint with relief
  • Credit line: © the artist. Gifted from Arts Council England 2010
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  • Accession number: ACC6/2010



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