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Puffa Jacket

2008 (made)
Place of origin

Black and white, x-ray like photograph of a jacket.

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Object details

Object type
TitlePuffa Jacket (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Digital c-type print
Brief description
Photograph, digital c-type print, 'Puffa Jacket', by Nick Veasey, UK, 2008.
Physical description
Black and white, x-ray like photograph of a jacket.
  • Height: 419mm
  • Width: 297mm
Gallery label
Cameraless Photography Nick Veasey (b.1962) Puffa Jacket 2008 Digital C-type print 41.9 x 29.7 cm Given by the artist Museum no. E.403-2009 Veasey’s X-ray artworks counter a world obsessed with surface appearance by stripping back the layers to show what is hidden beneath. This image provides a fresh look at fashion illustration, and was part of a magazine feature documenting the winners of the Sportswear International Fashion Awards. The X-ray reveals the tracks and folds of material and the skeletal network of stitches that shape a jacket.
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Given by Nick Veasey, 2009
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Record createdJanuary 20, 2010
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