Artworks in Arcadja1
Some works of Sarah PickeringExtracted between 1 works in the catalog of Arcadja
Auction: Christie's -Jul 1, 2009 - LondonLot number: 10
Other WORKS AT AUCTION
SARAH PICKERING (b.1972) Fire Burst, 2005 chromogenic print signed in ink on printed label with credit, title, date and edition 'AP1' on backing board 47 x 55in. (120 x 140cm.) overall Lot Notes Pickering captures demonstrations of pyrotechnic training devices used by the milatary and police, transforming explosions into serene bursts of light. The blasts serve as a powerful metaphor that represents 'an extreme state conjur[ing] some visually rich imagery in our language, fusing fear, power, pleasure and the unknown.' (Garin, Dazed & Confused, 2007, p.196) She is the recipient of the Photographers' Gallery Graduate Award and a Jerwood Award. Pickering lives and works in London. AP1 aside from the sold-out edition of 5.