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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.

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Constructions & mixed media



My Clothes As They Should Be No.11 - Details


My Clothes As They Should Be No.11 2005
21.5 x 27.75 inches
Mixed media on canvas

Private collection



Timepiece No.6 - Details


Timepiece No.6 (from a series) 1997
12.5 x 12.5 x 4 inches
Mixed media construction with wood, paint, dandelion seeds

Private collection



Island i - Details


Island i 1996-97
23.5 x 30.25 x 3 inches
Mixed media construction with wood, card, pastel and stone

Private collection



Wing iii - Details


Wing iii 1996
35.5 x 49.5 x 3 inches
Mixed media construction with tissue paper and beeswax

Private collection



The Weight of Heaven - Details


The Weight of Heaven 1994-97
34.75 x 44.75 x 3.5 inches
Mixed media construction with wood, charcoal, gouache and dandelion seeds

Private collection



Ariadne's Thread - Details


Ariadne's Thread 1993
31 x 38.5 x 3 inches
Mixed media construction with wood, soot and earwig tracks

Sowing i - Details


Sowing i (from a series) 1993
20 x 20 x 3 inches
Mixed media construction with wood, red Cheshire clay and dandelion seeds

Private collection



Night Visitor (Collaboration i) - Details


Night Visitor (Collaboration i) 1986
20.5 x 19 x 3 inches
Mixed media construction with scorched paintbox, earwig track, condensation

Private collection