Brontë Truck

2003

Pollard, Alex
Alex Pollard has written that his work is concerned with "the possibilities and limitations created by studio-based working practice rather than the dead ends which result from the slavish illustration of theory. It is, however, informed by extensive research into argots, alternative publications and marginalised artistic groups." Brontë Truck shows a small wooden truck that was constructed by the artist and then wrapped in a reproduction of a watercolour by the nineteenth-century writer Emily Brontë. It was one of a number of works Pollard made exploring ideas about English Romanticism.
  • Artwork Details: 21 x 29.5cm
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  • Material description: oil on board
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Still Life
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC2/2003

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