Title of Piece:
The Hand Mirror
Artist:
JAMES, Shani Rhys
ID Number:
3022
Acquisition Number:
790
Acquisition Number (Sub):
2
Cost:
-
Additional Information:
Artist Notes:
Shani Rhys James is the most celebrated painter of her generation in Wales. She won the Gold Medal at the Eisteddfod in 1992 and the Jerwood Prize in 2003. She was awarded an MBE in 2006. Her paintings are thickly painted, impassioned works often of a confessional nature: The faces which appear in them are Shani herself or members of her immediate family. Her two plate etching, ,The Hand Mirror,, in this portfolio places the Shani figure as a young girl searching for herself in a room of dressmaker’s dummies. Shani is represented by the Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff.
Town:
-
Location of Art:
CASW Store
Buyer:
CASW
Medium of Art:
Etching
Dimensions:
38x50
Year of Purchase:
2007
Copyright Notes:

Shani Rhys James