Blue Column II

David Nash (1945 - )

pigment on paper stencil print


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  • About the work
    Country: UK
    City: London
    Place: Government Art Collection
  • About the artist
    David Nash was born in Surrey and trained at Kingston and Chelsea Schools of Art. In 1970 he moved to North Wales, settling in Blaenau Ffestiniog, a slate quarrying village where he has lived and worked ever since. In his early career he also taught part-time at art colleges around Britain. Since 1982 he has worked extensively in Europe, America and Japan, preparing exhibitions often with locally sourced materials. His wood sculptures are carved by hand and chainsaw mainly from fallen trees, and he has also made sculptures that are incorporated into living trees and plants. In 1994 a travelling exhibition of his work toured Japan and in 2001 a solo exhibition of his work was held at the Nishimura Gallery in Tokyo.
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    Blue Column II
    Number 4 in an edition of 25
    pigment on paper stencil print
    height: 103.2 cm; width: 66.2 cm
    Purchased from Towner Art Gallery, November 2019
    recto: inscribed by the artist 'Blue Column II 4/25', bottom left; 'David Nash '18'
    The artist; from whom provided to Towner Art Gallery for 200 Seasons exhibition, September 2019; from whom purchased by UK Government Art Collection, 12 November 2019
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