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Zoo Portfolio 2005

  • Object:

    Portfolio

  • Place of origin:

    Reading (made)

  • Date:

    2005 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Camille Chaimowicz, Marc (designer)
    Archeus Fine Art (published by)
    Masters Bookbinding (made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Board, fabric and paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.471:28-2008

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3E, shelf HIGH, box 5L

  • Public access description

    ZOO Art Fair was a London-based non-profit art fair held annually in October from 2004 to 2009. The event got its name from its first venue, the London Zoo in Regent's Park. It established a reputation for showcasing new and innovative contemporary British art before eventually succumbing to competition from the Frieze Art Fair.

    ZOO Portfolio was launched in 2005 and contains work by eleven contemporary artists represented at the 2005 fair. The work was specially commissioned for the portfolio by the curator David Thorpe and represents an eclectic body of practice, ranging from more conventional published media such as screen printing to jewellery, music, and do-it-yourself sculpture.

  • Physical description

    Rectangular solander box covered with brown fabric and abstract patterned printed paper, divided internally into compartments.

  • Dimensions

    Length: 62 cm, Width: 44.5 cm closed, Depth: 13.5 cm closed

  • Descriptive line

    Box for Zoo Portfolio2005

  • Production Type and Product Note

    Limited edition

  • Collection code

    Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection