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Acrylic Painting - Plan B

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ŠLubaina Himid

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Basic Information

Accession Number:2001Q11
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1999 - 1999

Maker Information

Artist:Lubaina Himid - View biography for Lubaina Himid


In 1998 Himid was artist in residence at Tate Gallery St. Ives. Her studio based in a redundant Lifeguard's hut which offered a direct view of the sea and shore. She worked on a series of large paintings centred on images of empty rooms reflecting a sense of insecurity and abandonment. Images of the sea recur, near and distant, menacing and calm by turns. In this picture, the rolling waves seen through the windows appear to invade the dark interior.

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society Special Collection Scheme with funds from the Arts Council Lottery Fund and the Friends of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 2001.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century
Medium:Acrylic on canvas.

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Height:1220 mm
Width:2440 mm