White and Black Chair (framed)
by Humphrey Ocean RA
As part of the exhibition Humphrey Ocean RA: Birds, Cars and Chairs, this work is on show in the Keeper’s House at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, from 7 December 2018 – 7 April 2019.
This unique work is available for collection from the Royal Academy of Arts at the end of the exhibition.
|Dimensions||65 x 46.5cm|
|Fabric & material||Gouache|
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Much of Humphrey Ocean’s work refers to, in his words, ‘our alluringly unnatural world’. He spends much of his time ‘with an eye on local habits and the way the human mind adapts and reveals itself’.
‘I use tracing paper a lot, mainly for transferring things I have drawn. I made this chair (like the 625 lines on old TVs) after seeing an architectural show in Rome about Bruno Zevi. I like how architects do their finished work on tracing paper, or used to. Usually someone else builds from that drawing. I am never quite sure which the architect feels closer to.’
Humphrey Ocean, 2018
Artist Sales: This work is sold by the artist. The sale is facilitated by RA Enterprises (RAE) for which they receive only a commission from the artist.
This unique work is sold framed.
About Humphrey Ocean RA
Humphrey Ocean studied at Canterbury College of Art from 1970 to 1973. During that time, he played bass with Kilburn and the Highroads and the band supported The Who on their 1973 Christmas Tour. His first major solo exhibition in 1984 at the National Portrait Gallery, London, was followed by shows at Tate Liverpool, Whitechapel Gallery, London and, in 2003, how’s... Go to artist page