Incident (Brussels), 2017

by Cornelia Parker RA

This work is part of ‘Only Connect’, a recent Art Sales exhibition curated by Professor David Remfry RA, previously on display in the Keeper’s House.


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Artwork details

Artist Cornelia Parker RA
Colour Black/Multicolour
Dimensions 56 x 42cm
Fabric & material Aquatint
Edition 40
Medium Print
Supplier VAT Number GB 726 0388 36

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Artwork description

Parker is known for her practice of destroying objects only to recreate the remnants, changing both their appearance and contextual meaning. In this work the artist continues to transform an everyday object (or in this case, a casual spillage) into an arresting image reminiscent of an explosion. This new print, made especially for the 'Only Connect' exhibition, forms part of an on-going series of photographs of accidental spills, shot in locations of geopolitical unrest. Other locations in the series include Jerusalem.

In Parker’s words; 'This image of spilt coffee was captured at Brussels Central Railway Station in 2017, but not before it registered the tracks of a passing suitcase.'

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About Cornelia Parker RA

Cornelia Parker RA studied at Gloucester College of Art 1974 - 1975, Wolverhampton Polytechnic, BA Hons 1975 - 1978 and Reading University, MFA 1980 -1982.

Parker is well known for her large scale, often site specific, installations. Her engagement with the fragility of existence and the transformation of matter is exemplified in two key works: 'Dark Matter', a cartoon-like reconstruction of... Go to artist page