New British Embassy Moscow Forecourt

Tess Jaray (1937 - )

Screenprint

1999

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Other
    City: other locations abroad
  • About the artist
    Born in Vienna, Tess Jaray studied at St Martin’s School of Art and the Slade School of Art in London. She has exhibited internationally and her work is held in many public collections including in London at Tate, and the Victoria and Albert Museum; and at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. In 1995, won the Jerwood Art for Architecture Award. Jaray has completed numerous public commissions, including works for Centenary Square in Birmingham (1988–1992); the forecourt of the new British Embassy in Moscow (1995–2000); and the Outpatients Area, University Hospitals, Coventry and Warwick (2005–06). In 2010, she was elected a Royal Academician, one of the few women RAs; then elected a Senior RA in 2013. In 2016, Jaray curated a group exhibition, 'The Edge of Printing' at the Royal Academy; and in 2018, a solo show of her work was held at Exile, Berlin.
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  • Details
    Title
    New British Embassy Moscow Forecourt
    Date
    1999
    Medium
    Screenprint
    Dimensions
    height: 43.60 cm, width: 60.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Presented for the new British Embassy, Moscow by Richard Burton, February 2000
    Inscription
    br: Tess Jaray 3/25 1999
    Provenance
    Richard Burton (architect of British Embassy, Moscow)
    GAC number
    17448