Archive for December, 2018

Curating Christie’s for Classic’s Week

Late last summer I was overjoyed to be asked to contribute to Christie’s Classics week, the biggest week in the Christie’s calendar, by curating my very own space in Antiquities. For weeks, I agonised over what i was going to do. Would it be a domestic setting? Would I create a Cabinet of Curiosities? Then I realised it had been staring me in the face all along. I made up a Rainbow Roman Emperor Intaglio wall, we painted the wall the most sublime ‘Orange Aurora’ colour from the Little Greene Paint Company and I chose the biggest fragments of Roman statues to display in front of it, to create my own little tribute to the British Museum.

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Greek Key Frieze Print

Imagery of classical subject matter is a strong theme that runs through Bridie’s work. From using imagery from her vast archive photographs taken at the British Museum emerges a colourful take on an ancient greek key frieze. Image Dimensions: 39cm x 18.5cm. Signed and numbered edition of 50. Giclee print on 310gsm Hahnemükle photo rag paper.

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