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Closing Talk – 14th April Artist Portraits by Alice Herrick
14 April 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Alice Herrick ~ Artist Portraits
4 March – 14 April 2022 – On 14th April at 7 there will be a small gallery discussion about women artists and Alice’s work with Kate Mason of The Big Draw , Marcelle Hanslaar, artist and printmaker and Sophie Parkin, writer artist and broadcaster (shadowspies podcast).
To celebrate International Women’s Day, The Stash Gallery presents 76 portraits by Alice Herrick. These tender pencil and ink studies on watercolour paper are of the faces, and importantly – the hands, of a selection of international female artists, whose lives and work resonate in Alice’s own life and art practice.
This ongoing series is Alice’s response to the discourse around an increasing number of female artists being finally recognised in galleries and museums, as she reshapes her own view of art history and contemporary art. Configured around eyes and hands, an artist’s closest and most vital instruments, Alice pays homage to those who have inspired and trail blazed past and present, forging a devotional practice of study and exploration that in turn has been a journey of affirmation, discovery and revelation.
Hilma af Klint, Georgia O’Keefe, Sophie Taeuber Arp, Hannah Höch, Alma Thomas, Winifred Nicholson, Claude Cahun, Tamara de Lempicka, Doris Zinkeisen, Anni Albers, Eileen Agar, Alice Neel, Barbara Hepworth, Ithell Colquhoun, Lee Miller, Frida Kahlo, Dora Maar, Lee Krasner, Maria Prymachenko, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Dorothea Tanning, Louise Bourgeois, Agnes Martin, Meret Oppenheim, Leonora Carrington, Carol Rama, Maria Lassnig, Lygia Clark, Luchita Hurtado, Francois Gilot, Ruth Asawa, Geta Brătescu, Alina Szapocznikow, Helen Frankenthaler, Yayoi Kusama, Niki de Saint Phalle, Elisabeth Frink, Huguette Caland, Molly Parkin, Yoko Ono, Rose Wylie, Paula Rego, Eva Hesse, Pauline Boty, Vija Celmins, Judy Chicago, Rebecca Horn, Marcelle Hanselaar, Maggi Hambling, Laurie Anderson, Maria Teresa Gavazzi, Helen Chadwick, Marlene Dumas, Kiki Smith, Cindy Sherman, Linder, Lubaina Himid, Dorothy Cross, Cornelia Parker, Doris Salcedo, Francesca Woodman, Cathy de Monchaux, Pipilotti Rist, Sarah Lucas, Rachel Whiteread, Tracey Emin, Elizabeth Peyton, Geraldine Swayne, Sarah Ball, Tacita Dean, Fiona Banner, Julia Maddison, Chantal Joffe, Kara Walker, Zanele Muholi and Cassi Namoda.
All the portraits are available as giclée prints on Hahnemüle Photo Rag,
print size 297x211mm / image size 197x139mm
in signed and numbered editions of 10 ~ £75
An Artist Portraits silk scarf featuring 70 portraits, 100% silk, 68x68cm, edition of 60, made in the UK, with a signed & numbered card ~ £95
Alice Herrick is a multi-disciplinary artist, using drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, photography, film and performance to explore and celebrate human experience. She has a 1st class fine art degree, and completed her painting masters at Chelsea College of Art. Alice has worked in film, arts education, live arts & exhibition curation and ran the Herrick Gallery for seven years in Shoreditch and Mayfair. @aliceherrickstudio