Monday or Tuesday, 2014
Medium: Monotype print
Size: 26 x 32 cm
Edition of 20 (unique pieces)
This portrait of the famous choreographer and dancer Nijinska is modelled on a woodcut by Vanessa Bell, published in the collection of short stories titled Monday or Tuesday by her sister Virginia Woolf. Each monoprint is made from the same plate which carries the motif through with variations in tone and composition. Produced exclusively for Camden Arts Centre on ocassion of Silke Otto-Knapp's exhibition, Monday or Tuesday, 2014.
Each print is unique.
Silke Otto-Knapp was born in Osnabrück, Germany in 1970. She trained at the University of Hildesheim and at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London. Otto-Knapp moved to London in 1995 and had a solo exhibition in Art Now, Tate Britain in 2005.
This exhibition will present a new departure in the work since her show at Modern Art Oxford in 2009. Her other solo exhibitions include: Geography and Plays, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (2013); Lilac Garden (rehearsal), Sadler’s Wells, London (2011); A light in the moon, UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA (2011); Many many women, Kunstverein Munich, Munich (2010). Group exhibitions include: À ciel ouvert : Le nouveau pleinairisme, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec City (curated by Kitty Scott, 2012); and Dance/Draw (curated by Helen Molesworth), ICA Boston, Boston (2011).
The artist lives and works between London and L.A. where she has recently been appointed Associate Professor in Fine Art at UCLA. Silke Otto-Knapp is represented by Greengrassi, London; Galerie Buchholz, Cologne; and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York.
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