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To My Twenties

21 OCT 2020 7:00 PM
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To My Twenties - Lot 22, Alexander Glass, It’s Another World Part I & II
To My Twenties - Lot 22, Alexander Glass, It’s Another World Part I & II

22. Alexander Glass

It’s Another World Part I & II

Acrylic, epoxy resin, jesmonite and steel in two parts 
Each: 170 x 19 x 35 cm.
Created in August 2020
This work is unique.

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£1,000 - 1,500

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To My Twenties (22/48)

Notes

"The veneer of translucent resins and polished tiles serve to disguise more sinister aspects of my thematic intentions. Violence, narcissism and apathy are all hidden within the cold blue objects, representative of perfection and power" - Alexander Glass, 2020. 

Alexander Glass' practice involves creating pristine minimalist sculptures. All three of his sculptures included in To My Twenties, are connected in a unified imagery that sinks and slips between planes. 

Articulating simultaneous sensations of attraction and horror is a key intention of his practise and these works represent the development of these ideas within 2020.

Desire is physical; this is the notion that underpins the artist's sculptural and installation practise. Through gloss surfaces and cinematically aspirational imagery, Alexander aims to seduce audiences into the theatre of his oeuvre.

Accolades

MA. Fine Art Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London, 2017
BA. Fine Art Sculpture, University of Brighton, Brighton, 2014

Awards: Commissioned by British Airways First Life Magazine for their Winter Edition Front Cover 2019/2020. The Annex Collection Acquisition Award - Winning Artist April - 2017. Broomhill National Sculpture Prize 2014 - 'Public Speaks' Prize.

Recent Exhibitions: Queer Contemporaries, Air Gallery, Manchester 2020. Sitting Show, East Bristol Contemporary, Bristol 2019. Millennialism, Paradise Works, Manchester 2019. The Salamander Devours its Tail Twice, Gallery 46, London 2018. A Bigger SplashGalerie PCP, Paris 2018. A Body Is A Building, Bloc Projects Billboard Commission, Sheffield 2018.

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