Bell put down the majority of the information for this image relatively quickly. The state proofs of this image demonstrate how an image is resolved by subtle, yet important, changes. Alterations occurred in the shortening of the chair leg, the addition of a shadow in the foreground and slight changes throughout in …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Publisher
David Krut Workshop

Deborah Bell is one of South Africa’s most celebrated contemporary artists. She works in a range of media on canvas and paper, produces dry point etchings and large-scale bronzes. Her earlier more political work has given way to broader, deeper investigations. In recent years she has developed an immediately recognizable visual language, her images simple, stark, symbolic – grounded, silent, still, poised.

Selected exhibitions
2021
Lasting InfluencesGoodman Gallery
2020
PINKEverard Read
2017
Uncovering Ancient Memory – 15 Years of Etching by Deborah BellDavid Krut Projects
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Frail Crown, 2017

Drypoint on chine colle
18 1/2 × 14 3/5 in
47 × 37 cm
Edition of 40
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$1,000 - 2,500
Location
Johannesburg, New York
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Bell put down the majority of the information for this image relatively quickly. The state proofs …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Publisher
David Krut Workshop

Deborah Bell is one of South Africa’s most celebrated contemporary artists. She works in a range of media on canvas and paper, produces dry point etchings and large-scale bronzes. Her earlier more political work has given way to broader, deeper investigations. In recent years she has developed an immediately recognizable visual language, her images simple, stark, symbolic – grounded, silent, still, poised.

Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works from Deborah Bell 'Invocations to the Plate'
Other works by Deborah Bell
Other works from David Krut Projects