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Overview (after Turner)
Medium: Transparency on Light-box The artists’ proof in an edition of 5 + 1 AP
Dimensions: 96x180x12 cm
Year created: 2004
Location: London
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Overview (after Turner) Emily Allchurch

These light box works are part of the 2004 'Settings' series. Emily uses Old Master paintings as a camera obscura to recreate contemporary and imaginary landscapes. She forms collages using thousands of digital photographs and elements from classical paintings – seamlessly overlaying the old with new. This provides a commentary on the past and present, creating a sense of continuity between the two.


Emily Allchurch

Emily lives and works in London where she was born in 1974. She studied at the Kent Institute of Art and Design before attending the Royal College of Art in 1999.