Phyllida Barlow: folly

Phyllida Barlow and Emma Dexter (Authors)
Hardback, 28 × 23 cm | 9 × 11 in , 128 pages
ISBN 978-1-911164-67-8

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Best known for her colossal sculptural projects, for over 5 decades Barlow has employed a distinctive vocabulary of inexpensive materials such as plywood, cardboard, plaster, rubber, cement, fabric and paint.

Barlow creates striking sculptures and bold and expansive installations that confront the relationship between objects and the space that surrounds them.

Drawing on memories of familiar objects from her surroundings, Barlow’s practice is grounded in an anti-monumental tradition characterised by her physical experience of handling materials in an expedient and direct way.