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anthony james: 'birch' at design miami basel 2010
jun 19, 2010
anthony james: 'birch' at design miami basel 2010


anthony james: ‘birch’ at design miami basel 2010
‘birch’, 2010
birch aluminium, glass, fluorescent lights
48 x 96 x 48 inches
all images courtesy of patric painter

 

 

 

UK-artist anthony james creates large scale installations which experiment with light and space. for the first time this year, his work is being presented at design miami / basel 2010 by los angeles art dealer patrick painter. of particular interest is james’ ‘birch’ (2010) a large vertical light box with young birch tree trunks extending within the length of the unit. with one mirrored side the illusion of an endless perspective of birch trees is created. the sculpture sold for 125, 000 USD to a german collector, while a small wall-mounted version sold for 75,000 USD to a private swiss collection.


‘birch’, 2010 (detail)
birch aluminium, glass, fluorescent lights
48 x 96 x 48 inches


‘birch’, 2010 (detail)
birch aluminium, glass, fluorescent lights
48 x 96 x 48 inches

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