Robert Holyhead

Galerie Max Hetzler / Holzwarth Publications / Ridinghouse, Berlin, Paris and London 2014
With an essay by David Ryan

‘Central to Holyhead’s work is an exquisite sense of craft – and this is a word that, either much maligned or consciously foregrounded, needs some explanation and recuperation in relation to the specifics of Holyhead’s approach. Craft, in this sense, is not just a developed and accrued “technique” but also a much wider approach to the processes and contexts of making. It is what Richard Sennett has referred to as the “face-to-face relationship” that exists in the workshop between object, maker and audience, where the making not only shapes the object formally but also generates both meaning and value outside of it.’

D. Ryan, ‘Robert Holyhead – Paintings’, in Robert Holyhead, exh. cat., Berlin: Galerie Max Hetzler and Holzwarth Publications, 2014, p. 15

Publisher: Galerie Max Hetzler / Holzwarth Publications / Ridinghouse, Berlin, Paris and London
Essay: David Ryan
Publication date: 2014
Binding: Hardcover
Dimensions: 29.5 x 24.5 x 1.3 cm
Pages: 64
ISBN: 978-3-935567-74-9

€ 35.00

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