Fiona Banner. Table Stops. 2000

Fiona Banner Table Stops 2000

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Banner refers to her Table Stops as “abstract points of focus.” Sleek black objects reminiscent of paperweights on an executive’s desk, these forms are based on punctuation marks (periods, or full stops) as they appear in a range of fonts: Klang, Slipstream, Avant-Garde, Nuptial, Formata, Optical, and Courier. The marks, transformed into three dimensions and enlarged at the same scale, have no fixed arrangement; presented together, they enact what the artist has called “a silent conversation.”

Gallery label from Abstract Generation: Now in Print, March 15–September 2, 2013.
Medium
Series of seven glazed ceramic multiples
Dimensions
overall (each): various dimensions
Publisher
The Multiple Store, London
Edition
100
Credit
Mary Ellen Oldenburg Fund
Object number
239.2006.1-7
Copyright
© 2019 Fiona Banner
Department
Drawings and Prints

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