Pickett

1996

Arrowsmith, Sue
After studying textiles at Goldsmith's College, London, Sue Arrowsmith began making three-dimensional pieces using materials such as Lycra and thread. Her interest in line and fabrics eventually turned into two-dimensional works such as 'Pickett'. She says of her work, 'I started making work using the patterns of pinstripe fabric, working in coloured pencil on top of acrylic. I was particularly interested in the area in a pinstripe suit where the lines converge at the seam. Since then the works have been increasingly minimal. I started making works simply using parallel lines and grids, and this led to the body of work from which 'Pickett' is drawn.' Sarah Campbell
  • Artwork Details: 183 x 183cm
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  • Material description: ink and gesso on board
  • Credit line: © the artist
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  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC58/1996

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