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    lot 454 — Phillippa Edwards, SYMBOLS (2021)

unsold in slot Soul Objects – Kunst ist mehr als Blut in auction Chapter 4
Concluded. 2021/9/11, 3 pm to 6 pm
auction finished. artworks are no longer visible for licensing reasons.

minimum price   3.000 €
price estimate   5.500 €

size   110 x 70cm
edition   Unikat
frame   Nein
provenience   Phillippa Edwards Studio
condition   Makellos
technique   Gobelin Weberei / Tapestry Weaving
Material: Cotton

is a hand woven tapestry woven at 4 epi using both a cotton warp and weft.
The works depicts a female nude which is decorated with various symbols.

Infinity The Snake: representing fertility and creative life force.
The moon: is a Female Gender Symbol.
Hamsa: a protective talisman that brings good
fortune happiness and health and used to protect
its owner from „The Evil Eye“.

The work plays around with humanities obsession with symbols,
both mythological and religious as well as status symbols.

Artist Info:
Phillippa Edwards is
Born in Australia Lives and Works in Berlin, Germany
Education 2003 Graduate Diploma in Arts Management,
The University of Melbourne / VCA, Melbourne
1996 - 1999 Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art Painting), RMIT, Melbourne

2019 Highly Commended Award, Irene Davies Emerging Artist Award for Small Tapestries, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne


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