Peter Liversidge, ‘Day's End’, 2013, Sean Kelly Gallery
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Day's End, 2013

Powder coated aluminum, bulbs
32 3/4 × 236 1/4 in
83.2 × 600.1 cm
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Work is accompanied by a framed artist's proposal.

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© Peter Liversidge, courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York
Peter Liversidge
British, b. 1973
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Peter Liversidge’s diverse practice encompasses performance, object-based work, and conceptual proposals; the artist begins every project by drafting a set of proposals on a typewriter, ranging from the practical to the fantastical. Past ideas have included constructing a dam on the Thames and flooding the City of London, and wrapping a halo of lights around the mountain Arthur’s Seat. “In a sense they are all possible and the bookwork that collates the proposals allows the reader to curate their own show,” he has said. Liversidge’s object-based works are united by the artist’s tongue-in-cheek humor, and often include banal, everyday materials, or feature bold text. His body of work includes a series of flags that read “hello,” and cardboard replicas of luxury goods such as Cartier watches and digital cameras.

Peter Liversidge, ‘Day's End’, 2013, Sean Kelly Gallery
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About the work

Work is accompanied by a framed artist's proposal.

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© Peter Liversidge, courtesy: Sean Kelly, New York
Peter Liversidge
British, b. 1973
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Peter Liversidge’s diverse practice encompasses performance, object-based work, and conceptual proposals; the artist begins every project by drafting a set of proposals on a typewriter, ranging from the practical to the fantastical. Past ideas have included constructing a dam on the Thames and flooding the City of London, and wrapping a halo of lights around the mountain Arthur’s Seat. “In a sense they are all possible and the bookwork that collates the proposals allows the reader to curate their own show,” he has said. Liversidge’s object-based works are united by the artist’s tongue-in-cheek humor, and often include banal, everyday materials, or feature bold text. His body of work includes a series of flags that read “hello,” and cardboard replicas of luxury goods such as Cartier watches and digital cameras.

Day's End, 2013

Powder coated aluminum, bulbs
32 3/4 × 236 1/4 in
83.2 × 600.1 cm
Contact For Price
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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