the ‘suits’

2007–2016, dimensions variable, various

the ‘suits’
the ‘suits’
the ‘suits’
the ‘suits’
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the ‘suits’
the ‘suits’
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Commentary

Homemade ‘suits’ worn successively from March 2007 until October 2016 whenever representing myself as an artist. Archived by textiles conservators Marijke de Bruyne and Sjoukje Telleman from the University of Amsterdam.

in order from top to bottom:

‘Suit’ no. 1 (2007 – 2009) wool (plain weave), felt, cotton 77 × 43 cm, 102.5 × 46 cm

‘Suit’ no. 2 (2009 – 2011) super 220 merino wool (twill), silk, haircloth, felt, canvas, cotton 80.5 × 47 cm, 108.5 × 45 cm

‘Suit’ no. 3 (2011 – 2014) wool (twill), satin, cotton, plastic buttons, horsehair, vilene 80 × 48 cm, 108 × 42 cm

‘Suit’ no. 4 (2013) a toile for Suit no. 5 (2014 – 2016) 77 × 42 cm, 109 × 45.5 cm calico cotton, plastic buttons

‘Suit’ no. 5 (2014 – 2016) 80 × 47 cm, 112 × 45 cm wool (broadcloth), satin, cotton, plastic buttons, horsehair, vilene

thanks

Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Mondriaan Fonds, Stichting Elise Mathilde Fonds, Joseph H. Clissold, Stéphanie Dondelinger, Emmy de Groot, Marijke de Bruyne, Sjoukje Telleman

photo credits: (img. 1) Sonia Mangiapane, (img. 2–11) Stéphanie Dondelinger

Alex Farrar
Born 1986 in Leeds, United Kingdom
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☞ 25.8.18 – 28.10.18, ‘being as becoming: liberating-art and/or liberating art’ at Onomatopee, Eindhoven, curated by Freek Lomme
☞ 6.7.18 - 25.8.18, ‘The odd uneven time’ group exhibition at Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague
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