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06 NOV 2020 7:00 PM
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Enter the abstract - Lot 14, Edd Horder, Paper, Bottle, Chopping board (I) Enter the abstract - Lot 14, Edd Horder, Paper, Bottle, Chopping board (I)
Enter the abstract - Lot 14, Edd Horder, Paper, Bottle, Chopping board (I)

14. Edd Horder

Paper, Bottle, Chopping board (I)

Archival giclee print on Hahnemuhle German etching paper (unframed)
25.4 x 17.7 cm.
Created in 2020
This artwork is number 3 from an edition of 50.
Please note, this work is sold unframed. 


£125 - 250

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A still life photograph composed using objects found in the photographer's home. 

The photographer Edd Horder shares his house with the artist Zanny Mellor, his girlfriend. During lockdown Edd and Zanny combined their talents to create still life photographs of sculptures which include Zanny's painted gestures and household items with the resulting object reminiscent of Picasso's Guitar

The chopping board serves as a plinth, an ordinary glass bottle gives structure the sculpture whilst the paper swirls and swoops give life, movement and a painterly quality to the sculptures. With Picasso's Guitar in mind, the works are a contemporary take on the sculptural collage.

Captured in back and white, with some in the series inverted, the photographs are elegant and textural. Ordinary household objects are made both whimsical and expressive with the addition of Zanny's painted gestures, whilst Edd's photographic style lends the sculpture gravitas and finesse

This is a collaboration born out of conditions during lockdown. The ordinary and everyday has been transformed into the extraordinary.

Edd Horder is a London based photographer whose commercial work is predominantly documentary and portraiture.


BA Hons, London College of Fashion
Edd Horder has photographed for Blenheim Art Foundation, The Telegraph, i-D, Document Journal, W Magazine, Vogue, Ralph Lauren, JWAnderson, Burberry, Matches Fashion, Paul Smith and Emilia Wickstead. 

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