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Lampshade - Marbled Lampshade

Marbled Lampshade

  • Object:

    Lampshade

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (Produced at the Granby Workshop
    142 Granby St
    Liverpool
    L8 2US, made)

  • Date:

    2015-2016 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Assemble (made)
    Granby Workshop (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Furnishing paper dipped into pool of colour. Carrageenan moss boiled with water to create size. Size if then poured into water bath with acrylic inks floated in surface. Items are lowered onto the acrylic and coloured in a marbled pattern. The paper was then cut to size and shape, and tape applied to allow the shade to be constructed.
    Wire shaped into structure for shade to sit on.

  • Museum number:

    CD.145:1, 2-2016

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is one of a collection of objects in the V&As collection made by members of the Granby Workshop, a social enterprise created in Liverpool by the collective Assemble. In 2015, with the Granby Four Streets project, of which the Granby Workshop plays the most significant and highest profile constituent, Assemble won Britain’s most prestigious art award, the Turner Prize.

Physical description

Lampshade cover; flat paper with pink marbled decoration, round with cut out circle in centre and section cut out from side.
Lampshade structure; white wire structure for cover to go on.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (Produced at the Granby Workshop
142 Granby St
Liverpool
L8 2US, made)

Date

2015-2016 (made)

Artist/maker

Assemble (made)
Granby Workshop (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Furnishing paper dipped into pool of colour. Carrageenan moss boiled with water to create size. Size if then poured into water bath with acrylic inks floated in surface. Items are lowered onto the acrylic and coloured in a marbled pattern. The paper was then cut to size and shape, and tape applied to allow the shade to be constructed.
Wire shaped into structure for shade to sit on.

Dimensions

Height: 14.1 cm, Width: 9 cm

Descriptive line

Granby Workshop; Marbled Lampshade, 2015-2016

Materials

Ink; Card

Techniques

Poured; Coloured; Floated; Technique

Categories

Furniture

Production Type

small batch

Collection

Design, Architecture and Digital Department

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