Theaster Gates, Bitch, I Made this Pot , 2013. Favorite
For the duration of the remarkable group show, Spirit of Utopia at the Whitechapel Gallery (July - September, 2013), Theaster Gates has created a studio for making pottery, training apprentices and investigating skill, teaching and craft. In the spirit of William Morris, labour becomes both communal and uplifting. The limited edition, Bitch, I Made this Pot, 2013 is wryly emblematic of this extraordinary and playful installation.
Medium: Lithograph, screen print and rubber stamp on Somerset tub sized 310gsm
Size:60 x 80 cm
Edition of 100,
Accompanied by a signed and numbered certificate
Full price: £495
Member's price: £445.50
Peter Liversidge, Proposal for Whitechapel Editions, 2013.
UK based artist Peter Liversidge asks institutions to join him in making utopian proposals as part of Spirit of Utopia, a Whitechapel Gallery group show featuring ten artists and collectives from around the world and bringing together an assembled exploration of the 'what if' scenario. The limited edition, Proposal for Whitechapel Editions, is a diptych: part manually type-written, part silver-leafed; the proposals have each been framed by Darbyshire Framers and were produced exclusively for the Whitechapel Gallery to mark and accompany this extraordinary group show.
Medium: Carbon, 100gsm; Conqueror Wove 100 gsm paper; genuine silver leaf; missione gilding glue.
SIze: 29.7 x 21cm (Unframed) / 326x 240 x 28mm (Framed),
Edition 20 pairs of framed works,
Signed and numbered on the reverse
Full Price: £1,200
Member's price: £1,080
Pedro Reyes, Key to the Museum of Hypothetical Lifetimes, 2013.
This limited edition, Key to the Museum of Hypothetical Lifetimes was created by Mexican artist Pedro Reyes to accompany his installation, Sanitorium, which forms part of the group show, Spirit of Utopia, at the Whitechapel Gallery (July - September, 2013). Reyes's work in this show is reflective of his playful exploration of the experiences of therapy, theatre and performance art, and this edition - a glass fibre relief map of a hypothetical lifetime, complete with 'heartbreak' and 'seven year itch' - provides a rare, yet affordable, opportunity to acquire an outstanding work by Reyes.
Medium: Glass Fibre and ink
Size: 65 x 54.5 cm
Edition of 40,
Accompanied by a signed numbered certificate.
Full Price: £995
Member's price: £895.50
All three limited editions are available at Whitechapel Gallery here