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Adrian Bannon

Born in England in 1959, Adrian Bannon works in the conceptual tradition of the Italian Arte Povera movement, making poetic and expressive use of everyday materials and natural processes. He has had three solo exhibitions at England & Co, and his Thistledown Coat was featured in Addressing the Century: 100 Years of Art & Fashion at the Hayward Gallery, London, and the Kunstmuseum Wolfberg, Germany (1999), and in the French Government Millennium Exhibition, La Beaute, Avignon, France (2000). His series, My Clothes as They Should Be was installed in at England & Co in the 2005 exhibition After a Fashion. An archive selection of works exhibited at England & Co are reproduced here.


Constructions & mixed media

Ariadne's Thread - Details

Ariadne's Thread 1993

Mixed media construction with wood, soot and earwig tracks
31 x 38.5 x 3 inches

Night Visitor (Collaboration i) - Details

Night Visitor (Collaboration i) 1986

Mixed media construction with scorched paintbox, earwig track, condensation
20.5 x 19 x 3 inches

Wing iii - Details

Wing iii 1996

Mixed media construction with tissue paper and beeswax
35.5 x 49.5 x 3 inches

The Weight of Heaven - Details

The Weight of Heaven 1994-97

Mixed media construction with wood, charcoal, gouache and dandelion seeds
34.75 x 44.75 x 3.5 inches

Island i - Details

Island i 1996-97

Mixed media construction with wood, card, pastel and stone
23.5 x 30.25 x 3 inches

Sowing i - Details

Sowing i (from a series) 1993

Mixed media construction with wood, red Cheshire clay and dandelion seeds
20 x 20 x 3 inches

My Clothes As They Should Be No.11 - Details

My Clothes As They Should Be No.11 2005

Mixed media on canvas
21.5 x 27.75 inches

Timepiece No.6 - Details

Timepiece No.6 (from a series) 1997

Mixed media construction with wood, paint, dandelion seeds
12.5 x 12.5 x 4 inches