the ‘suits’

2007–2016, dimensions variable, various

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
CURRENTLY
1.5.17 – 1.5.19 Kindly supported by the Mondriaan Fonds Stipendium for Established Artists
18 – 21.5.17 Arco Lisboa with Dürst Britt & Mayhew
6 – 9.2.17 Guest lecturing for the Autonomous Fine Arts department of the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.
3.1.17 the ‘suits’ archived book will be distributed by Idea Books and is available now via their website and associated bookshops.
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COLOPHON
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The typeface used throughout is Maria Pro, created by Phil Baber, whose 2010 design for the Index book reappears here in the work pages.
Credit also goes to Qubik for my original website (2010–2014), which lives on in the icon based home page.