Irma Blank

Breath Paintings

Language: Cy / En
Dimension:  140 x 200 mm
Colour
Pages: 64
Edition of 600 copies
Year: 2015
ISBN: 978-88-97889-20-5
978-0-906860-07-6
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This book focuses on a selection of works from the series Radical Writings produced in the 1980s and 1990s. In these works the artist links her breathing to the gesture of writing, repeating a single action: drawing a line corresponding to one single breath.

The striking blue paintings on canvas open up a discussion on language and signs, and on the authority of the written word that is constantly challenged as a vehicle of power. This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition Irma Blank: Breath Paintings, MOSTYN, Wales UK (15 November–1 March, 2015)