PWO/105
Public Works Office
Information:
Project:
Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento e Santa Croce
Catalogue number:
PWO/148
Client:
Self-commissioned
The Oratorio (in Castiglione di Garfagnana, a fortified village on the slopes of the Apennines) contains a collection of sacred artefacts, icons and ecclesiastical instruments dating from the 15th century. India ink on paper.
Project:
PLAN Zero Five Three
Catalogue number:
PWO/146
Client:
Self-commissioned
Sketch for a new painting: a sequence of loosely painted numerals constructed on a simple, modular grid. The title refers to the Type 053 Frigate, a Chinese ship design developed for PLAN (the People's Liberation Army Navy) in the 1970s. Pencil and ink on found paper.
Project:
Gifts For The Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed
Catalogue number:
PWO/135
Client:
Manchester Museum / Glasgow Museums / National Museums Liverpool
Public Works Office has designed a touring exhibition that displays over a hundred mummified cats, crocodiles, fish, snakes and birds originally buried in catacombs as votive offerings in the last dynasty (Late–Ptolemaic Period 664–30 BC) of ancient Egypt. We're thrilled that the show has won the CityLife Awards for Best Exhibition 2016. View the full project here...
Project:
Espírito Santo
Catalogue number:
PWO/131
Client:
Self-commissioned
'GraphicsRCA: Fifty Years', an exhibition of student graphics work since 1964, opened on 05 November at the Royal College of Art, London. 'Espírito Santo' is a student project produced by Andrew Gibbs at the RCA in 1993 - a theoretical typeface that can unpredictably construct itself into conflicting planes and dimensions. Sketch made with oil paint and pencil on found paper.
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