Gallery

This is an archive of selected images from Alison Branagan’s Fine Art Practice with some reference to works of artistic craftsmanship.

  • Installation ‘Reliquary’
    The reliquary lost in time. Specifications 1998 Cast silver Head 2 x 1.5 x 1.5cm Handmade box with velvet lining 5 x 3.5 x 3.5 Limited Edition
  • ‘Defaced’
    Installation Derelict Cinema, London Life cast heads suspended from meat hooks, comment on decay and society. Specifications 1996 latex & mixed media 18x15x15cm 1/25variations
  • Installation – ‘Medals’
    The silver shilling was traditionally given to the press-ganged or the eager volunteer as a token. To me it represents the man, the repetitious stamp of the King, and uniformity of the faded male image reflects the passing of the nameless conscripts. Specifications 1998 Cast Silver Brutality Medals 5 x 8cm Kings Shilling 2.5 x […]
  • ‘Reliquary’
    Reliquaries reflect the idea of the permanent and preserved remains, marrying the idea of the funeral and burial ritual. The heads are swaddled by various darkly tinted materials connected to these rituals. Specifications 1998 Wax, mixed media and personal effects Unique
  • Porcelain Hands
    Fork and knife depicted, client had handles made to make a set of four. Specifications 1997 Porcelain and white glaze 12 x 12 x 8cm Commission Med United
  • Cutlery (detail)
    Fork and knife depicted, client had handles made to make a set of four. Specifications Commissioned work Spoon, fork, knife. Cast silver 4 x 1. 8 x 0.4cm
  • ‘Gamut in an Armoire’
    Heads representative of our emotions hide within this box. The use of silver brings with it the cultural association of preciousness, an implication of treasure. Modern Art Medal with exterior and interior as obverse and reverse. Specifications Cast Silver and Bronze 6.6 x 4.4 x 2.8 cm Limited Edition View at the British Museum
  • Hand Bowl
    Silverware ornamental table bowl. Specifications 1997 Cast Silver 12 x 12 x 8cm Birmingham Assay Award
  • ‘Sanctuary’
    Installation Derelict Mental Hospital, London. Exploring the notion of asylum as a sanctuary, drawing parallels between a sinister religious and psychiatric tradition. The colour is symbolic of many things including religion, water, God, heaven and tranquillisation. Fire represents life force and it’s destructive powers. Specifications 1996 mixed media & sculpted arms 28x8x8cm
  • ‘The Quiet Room’
    Installation Derelict Mental Hospital, London. The use of feathers in this work is a metaphor of confinement, a symbol of flight, placed on the floor they become a carpet, once trampled on they become broken and useless. Specifications 1996 mixed media 28x8x8cm
  • ‘Ghost’
    Installation Derelict Mental Hospital, London. A conceptual work with figurative reference to the anonymous patients that once filled the building. Specifications 1996 Time delay photograph with sculpted arms 28x8x8cm
  • ‘Sanctuary’
    Installation Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London. Reflecting on moments of war, an installation with sculpted arms, candles signifying the human spirit, the flame represents life force and it’s destructive powers. Crumpled up messages from the survivors and witnesses of moments of war dating from several years a go until the present day, lay scattered on […]
Share with your friends










Submit
Garde-Meuble