David Shrigley

EXIBITION

100% Extra fine merino wool two color knitted blanket
Edition of 50
2019
73 x 59 in. (185 x 150 cm)
We are delighted to partner with Art Omi to produce a limited edition blanket with David Shrigley, which celebrates his exhibition To Be Of Use, 2019. Proceeds from the sale support Art Omi.

The blanket comes with a tag signed and numbered by the artist. The blankets will be shipped by end of August.

$650.00

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About Artwork

British artist David Shrigley’s new limited edition blanket, EXIBITION (purposely misspelled), plays with language and the function of a practical object to create new humorous connotations: exhibitionist, an exhibition under the blanket or traveling exhibition.
The idea for the EXIBITION blanket came from a site-specific artwork Shrigley created for his recent solo show at Anton Kern Gallery, located in New York’s famed Fifth Avenue shopping district. Outside the gallery on a flag pole attached to the building flew a huge flag, emblazoned with EXIBITION in large white block lettering. Directly next door to the gallery is British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood’s flagship store with her highly stylized font on a similarly sized flag. As well as playing with the idea of exhibitionism, it can be read as a comment on the commercialization of art.

About the Artist