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Laure Prouvost

The Artist Studio, 2018

Tapestry
111 × 188 1/5 in
282 × 478 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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location
Paris, Brussels , Geneva
About the work
Medium
Textile Arts
Manufacturer
Flanders Tapestries BVBA
Laure Prouvost
French, b. 1978
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The Turner Prize-winning artist Laure Prouvost is known for her lush, immersive films and mixed-media installations. Interested in confounding linear narratives and expected associations among words, images, and meaning, she has said that in her works “fiction and reality get really tangled.” At once seductive and jarring, her films are composed of a rich, almost tactile assortment of pictures, sounds, and spoken and written phrases, which appear and disappear in quick, flashing cuts. These are often shown nestled into installations filled with a dizzying assortment of found objects, sculptures, paintings, drawings, furniture, signs, and architectural assemblages, based on the themes and imagery in her films. Prouvost does not allow for passive viewing. Through her work, she often addresses viewers directly, pulling them into her unruly, imaginative visions.

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About the work
Medium
Textile Arts
Manufacturer
Flanders Tapestries BVBA
Laure Prouvost
French, b. 1978
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The Turner Prize-winning artist Laure Prouvost is known for her lush, immersive films and mixed-media installations. Interested in confounding linear narratives and expected associations among words, images, and meaning, she has said that in her works “fiction and reality get really tangled.” At once seductive and jarring, her films are composed of a rich, almost tactile assortment of pictures, sounds, and spoken and written phrases, which appear and disappear in quick, flashing cuts. These are often shown nestled into installations filled with a dizzying assortment of found objects, sculptures, paintings, drawings, furniture, signs, and architectural assemblages, based on the themes and imagery in her films. Prouvost does not allow for passive viewing. Through her work, she often addresses viewers directly, pulling them into her unruly, imaginative visions.

Laure Prouvost

The Artist Studio, 2018

Tapestry
111 × 188 1/5 in
282 × 478 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
location
Paris, Brussels , Geneva
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