Barbara’s background: Pink Roses by Vincent Van Gogh, 1890. Taken from a Glyptoteket (Copenhagen) leaflet, 2018.
Barbara’s sculpture: Buste de Femme (Dora Maar?) by Pablo Picasso, 1943. Taken from the book ‘Picasso’ by Jacques Lassaigne. Published by Éditions Aimery Somogy, Paris, 1949, only six years after Picasso painted it. The book was originally purchased in Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London.
The hair and mouth belong to Stormy Daniels. Cut from the London Evening Standard, 9.3.18. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images.
The breasts were cut from a print of Woman With A Flower (Marie-Thérèse Walter?) by Pablo Picasso, 1932.
Framed by Stafford Crombie, Stafford’s Gallery, Cecil Court, London. Maple wood and museum glass.
Flowers For Cyrille 2018
Hand-stitched collage book.
Flowers for Cyrille Regis (1958-2018), cut from the Guardian (16.1.18). Photo: SWNS. Stitched to Daily Mail Girl’s Annual, 1964. Associated Newspapers Limited, London.
Aretha Franklin (1942-2018) in the late sixties. Cut from the London Evening Standard (17.8.18). Photo:Everett/REX/Shutterstock. Stitched to Frescoes From Florence, Hayward Gallery London, 1969.
Margot Kidder (1948-2018), cut from the i newspaper (15.5.18). Photo: Associated Press. Stitched to a page from The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Raymond Sheppard. Inscribed ‘JT Lea’. Blackie and Son Limited, 16/18 William IV Street, London, and, 17 Stanhope Street, Glasgow. Undated, but has the price tag of 5/6.
Kate Spade (1962-2018), cut from the London Evening Standard (9.8.18). Photo: Bebeto Matthews/AP. Stitched to Frescoes From Florence, Hayward Gallery London, 1969.
Eric Bristow (1957-2018) at the 1987 World Darts Championships. Cut from the London Evening Standard (6.4.18). Photo:Colorsport/Shutterstock. Stitched to Daily Mail Girl’s Annual, 1964. Associated Newspapers Limited, London. Additional paper: The Concise History Of Modern Painting by Herbert Read. Thames and Hudson, 1964 edition.
Lying Naked 2018
Hand-stitched collage made from discarded Standards…
From left to right:
1. The Lion Man Of Ulm. Thought to be about 40,000 years old. Carved from mammoth ivory and discovered in Germany in 1939. Cut from a book (Living With The Gods: On Beliefs And Peoples by Neil MacGregor) review in the London Evening Standard (6.9.18). Article by Douglas Murray. Photo: Museum Ulm/Oleg Kuchar.
Pussy Hat, worn on the anti-Trump marches, taken from a review of a British Museum exhibition (I Object: Ian Hislop’s Search For Dissent) in the London Evening Standard (4.9.18). The original wearer and knitter not credited. Photo: British Museum.
Feet of Boris Johnson, London 2012. Barcroft Media.
2. Donald Trump with arm of granddaughter, Arabella. Evening Standard (30.7.18). Photographer uncredited.
Legs of Theresa May. Evening Standard (31.8.18). Photo: PA.
3. Nu Couché (sur le côté gauche) by Amedeo Modigliani. Recently sold at Sotheby’s in New York for £116m. Google translates as Lying Naked (on the left side). The sitter is probably Jeanne Hébuterne, as it looks like her. However, I can’t find it written anywhere official. Cut from the London Evening Standard (15.5.18).
The prosthetic limb with leather boot (Museo Frida Kahlo) belonged to Frida Kahlo. It was cut from a promotional feature (V&A exhibition - Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up) in the Evening Standard (17.5.18). The photographer is uncredited, but after looking at the V&A website, I suspect it is Javier Hinojosa.
4. AJ Cook as JJ Jareau in Criminal Minds. Cut from the TV schedule page in the Evening Standard (29.3.18). Photographer uncredited.
Legs of ‘Kendall Jenner in feathers by designer Rick Owens’. Evening Standard (5.6.18). Photographer uncredited.
5. Kim Jong-un on a visit to a teacher training college in Pyongyang. Evening Standard (17.1.18). Photographer uncredited.
Skirt and leg of Serena Williams at the U.S. Open 2018. ‘The 36-year-old wore a dress, designed by Louis Vuitton Men’s artistic director Virgil Abloh, as she beat Polish player, Magda Linette, in straight sets’. Evening Standard (28.8.18). Photographer uncredited.
Leg of Natalie Portman during the filming of Vox Lux. Evening Standard (1.3.18). Photographer uncredited.
Sheltered 2018- Sections 1, 2 and 3
Hand-stitched newspaper to napkin.
Sections 1, 2 and 3.
Each section is 49 x 23cms. The three pieces are to be presented as one long strip, rather than as shown in the image, which is for ease of photography.
From left to right.
1. Floating home on the Regent’s Canal, London. Made from Foxton’s boards and beer kegs by Max Bloom and Stephen Watt. Cut from the London Evening Standard, 5.2.18. Photographer uncredited.
2. Hualien, Taiwan. After earthquake. Cut from the London Evening Standard, 7.2.18. Photographer uncredited.
3. Perris, California. Home of the Turpins. Cut from the London Evening Standard, 16.1.18. Photographer uncredited.
4. Cranley Mews, South Kensington, London. On the market for £2.6m, at time of stitching. Cut from the London Evening Standard, 7.2.18. Photographer uncredited.
Tea-towel hand-stitched collage, made from discarded newspapers and books, and my nana’s old thread.
46cms x 61cms.
Prince George (2) on his first day at school. Photograph by Richard Pohle. Cut from the London Evening Standard, 7.9.17.
With the legs and right arm of his great grandmother (3), then Princess Elizabeth, with her dog, Jane. Studio Lisa, 1936. Studio Lisa was founded by Jimmie and Lisa Sheridan, grandparents of Jenny Hanley, Magpie presenter.
His left arm belongs to his father, Prince William (9), cut from a book (Faces Of The Century, NPG 1999) which I took from a bin. It was part of a painting by Nicky Philipps, 2009.
The cat (8), at his feet, was part of a knackered book (The Nicholas Thomas Story Book by Kitty Styles, illustrations by Mary Kendal Lee, 1948).
His hat belonged to King Henry VIII (1), c1520. Unknown artist. NPG. It came from the same book as his left arm.
Prince Charles (4), grandfather of Boy 1. He is wearing his favourite ski suit, pale blue with a pattern of dancing sailors and battleships. 1950. Photographer uncredited.
His crown (5) was taken from his mother’s coronation portrait by Cecil Beaton, 1953 (same bin-book as Boy 1’s left arm).
The collection tin (6) was held outside Worthing Town Hall in 1951, a year after the photo of Charles was taken, during a royal visit. The tin shaker and photographer uncredited. His shoulder jewellery was taken from the same portrait as Boy 1’s hat.