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THE TALKING TREES OF ENGLAND: THE HIGH COURT JUDGE

2018

Etching 33 × 28 cm

Edition 1 of 40

Framed

Guide Price: £800

British painter and printmaker Stephen Chambers lives and works in London and Berlin. Chambers has won many scholarships and awards, including The Mark Rothko Memorial Trust Award. Besides his usual practice, Chambers has also collaborated on three dance projects with the Royal Ballet. Chambers’ most recent major project was The Court of Redonda, a large portrait series shown first during the 2017 Venice Biennale, and subsequently at The Heong Gallery at Downing College, Cambridge. Other exhibitions include The Big Country & Other Stories at the Pera Museum in Istanbul (2014) and The Big Country at the Royal Academy of Arts, London (2012). In 2015 he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Downing College, Cambridge University and in 2005 he was elected Royal Academician, Royal Academy of Arts, London. His work is held in many major national and international collections. He is a Trustee of both The Koestler Trust and The Bryan Robertson Trust. 2022 will see the publication of a twin volume monograph; one on his graphic work, the other on his paintings. To be published by Beam Editions.

Terms and Conditions: Please note all works will be available for collection from Wednesday 17 November 2021 at Freedom from Torture offices, 111 Isledon Road, London N7 7JW. The artwork will be safely stored, free of charge until Friday 17 December 2021. Alternatively, Freedom from Torture can help organise national and international delivery of artworks through a third party, to the winner. The winning bidder will be responsible for all delivery costs and will be invoiced directly by the third party.

Lot No.: EL89-96-00016
Kindly donated by Stephen Chambers