Hill of Dreams: Jessica Warboys

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Known for her ephemeral, ethereal works informed by personal or collective memories, Jessica Warboys (b. 1977) works across a wide range of media, including performance, film, sculpture, and painting. Beautifully illustrated, this book investigates the artist’s use of symbolism, her vocabulary of forms, and her approach to landscape. Warboys often combines her materials with a natural element, such as water or the sun, applying pigment directly onto large-scale canvases before submerging them into the sea and allowing the waves to distribute the color. The action is deliberately related to performance, and the resulting canvases create a physical document of her collaboration with the sea. Published to accompany a touring exhibition, this book brings the work of a rising star to a new audience.

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Weight 406 g
Dimensions 21.3 x 26 cm
Publisher name Tate Publishing
Publication date 15 September 2016
Number of pages 120
Format Paperback / softback
Contributors Edited by Sara Matson and Laura Smith
Dimensions 21.3 x 26 cm
Weight 406 g

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Sara Matson and Laura Smith are exhibitions and displays curators and co-curators of the related Jessica Warboys exhibition at Tate St Ives.