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2004
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The Art of Helen Chadwick

‘This understated, perfectly judged film from the ever-reliable Illuminations stable provides a fitting memorial for the artist… the work rather than the life is thankfully the main focus , and much of it is stunning.’ Time Out

Until her unexpected death in 1996, Helen Chadwick was amongst the most sparkling, provocative and distinctive of artists. Her sensual and rigorously intellectual works explore desire, sexuality amd the body. Produced alongside a major retrospective exhibition, organised by London’s Barbican Art Gallery, this film provides a rare opportunity to to reflect on her art. Important installations are featured, such as Ego Geometria Sum, which uses photographs of her own naked body, and the Baroque fantasy The Oval Court, as well as more controversial pieces, including Cacao, a fountain of hot bubbling chocolate, and the Piss Flowers, sculptures made by casting the holes left after urinating in snow.

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Helen Chadwick

Edited by Mark Sladen, Mary Horlock, Marina Warner and Eva Martischnig.

Barbican Art Gallery / Hatje CantzISBN: 3 7757 1393 X

 

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