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28. Will Atkins

24ct Maps - London

Estimate: £400 - 600

The Spring Auction - Lot 28, Will Atkins, 24ct Maps - London

Signed (on the reverse)
Ink and 24ct gold leaf on German Etching Paper
60 x 84 cm.
Created in 2019
This work is from an edition of 50

24 carat gold leaf traces the rivers, canals and lakes throughout London in this work. 

Applied by hand, this work forms part of a series of creative projects by the Brighton-based artist, Will Atkins, that play with the visual traits and associations of gold. 

With a background in architectural design, this aerial view appears as a plan for an elaborate reworking of London's waterways. 

Accolades
Will Atkins graduated from Nottingham University with a First in Architecture.

The Spring Auction - Lot 28, Will Atkins, 24ct Maps - London

23 Mar Mar 23

Menier Gallery, London SE1 1RU