“I see thresholds as spaces that hold the greatest potential for both transformation and vulnerability. I’ve always been interested in questions that surround who or what owns the land or the various sea spaces. How do these notions of power, ownership and custodianship change or shape shift over time?”
“When one stays in one place for a long period of time, she or he can end up going through the motions of living there. One could become less mindful of one’s environment. Personally, I feel refreshed by my travelling between the two cities. It switches up my experience of a familiar place, and helps me to grow more aware of my surroundings.”
“The original print was designed for a Senow music score sheet cover of the same title, Yoimachigusa, which means Evening Primrose. It’s a flower that’s known to only blossom in the night time, and so Yumeji used it as a metaphor for unrequited love.”
On 5 October 2018, Jenny Saville made history when her work, Propped, was sold at Sotheby’s for £9.5m. However following the furore of Banksy’s self-destructing painting, media outlets around the world glossed over Saville’s monumental achievement quickly. To bring attention back to Saville, we’ve pulled together ten of her greatest works.