, Untitled 8 (Deconstruction of the Virgin)

Untitled 8 (Deconstruction of the Virgin)

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Size: 108.7 H x 45.3 W x 0 in

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Painting: Ink

Size: 108.7 H x 45.3 W x 0 in

Huge ink original painting, based on the deconstruction and revival of the Virgin Mary.
“Husbands, submit to your wives, as is fitting in the Lord (Colossans 3:18)

Original
Ink on Paper
276cm x 115cm

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Salome dancing for the head of St John, ii

Huge ink painting

Original
Ink on Paper
249cm x 141cm

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DEICIDE preview

"Mutimedia Artist Helen Gorrill welcomed over a thousand spectators to the preview of her recent solo exhibition Deicide at DegreeArt's Execution Room. Taking a policitcal stand against the portrayal of women in art and religion, Gorrill's work has caused controversy, thought, and extreme inspiration."


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Untitled 7 (Deconstruction of the Virgin)

"But I want you to understand...the head of a husband is his wife" (1 Corinthians 11:3)

Exhibited at DEICIDE in DegreeArt's Execution Room until 26th November (London)

Original
Ink on Paper
280cm x 115cm

Can be seen at DegreeArt Gallery
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The Virgin (Isaiah 7:14)

One of a series of paintings based on the deconstruction and the revival of female biblical figures.

"Behold a Virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and thou shalt call him Jesus"

Original
Ink on Paper
256cm x 114cm

Can be seen at DegreeArt Gallery
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Untitled 3 (Deconstruction of the Virgin)

“Now as the Church submits to Christ, so all husbands should submit in everything to their wives” Ephesians 5:24

Biblical painting based on reversing the female submissiveness advocated by the bible, and in particular looking at the deconstruction and revival of the Virgin Mary; one of a series of new work

Exhibited at DEICIDE in DegreeArt's Execution Room until 26th November (London)

Original
Ink on Paper
259cm x 141cm

Can be seen at DegreeArt Gallery
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Untitled 6 (Deconstruction of the Virgin)

“Let a man learn quietly with all submissiveness” Timothy 2:11-15

Exhibited at DEICIDE in DegreeArt's Execution Room until 26th November (London)

Original
Ink on Paper
265cm x 141cm

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Untitled 5 (Deconstruction of the Virgin)

Currently exhibited Bond St, London (FineArte Urban Art Dealers)

Biblical painting based on reversing the female submissiveness advocated by the bible, and in particular looking at the deconstruction and revival of the Virgin Mary; one of a series of new work

Original
Ink on Paper
208cm x 115cm

Can be seen at Fine Arte Gallery
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Untitled 4 (Deconstruction of the Virgin)

Biblical painting based on reversing the female submissiveness advocated by the bible, and in particular looking at the deconstruction and revival of the Virgin mary; one of a series of new work.

"Your desire shall be for your wife, and she will rule over you" (Genesis 3.16)

Exhibited at DEICIDE in DegreeArt's Execution Room until 26th November (London)

Original
Ink on Paper
239cm x 120cm

Can be seen at DegreeArt Gallery
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Untitled 1 (deconstruction of the Virgin)

Biblical painting based on reversing the female submissiveness advocated by the bible, and in particular looking at the deconstruction and revival of the Virgin mary; one of a series of new work.

Exhibited at DEICIDE in DegreeArt's Execution Room until 26th November (London)

"The husband must respect his wife" (Ephesians 5:23)

Original
Ink on Paper
248cm x 120cm

Can be seen at DegreeArt Gallery
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Salome with the head of St John

One of series of new work, based on the deconstruction and revival of the Virgin Mary. Based on 'Alone of all her sex' (Marina Walker) The attempt to rethink religion in the feminine and reveal ideas that have previously been repressed in traditional Christian imagery. Theorist Toril Moi stresses ‘there is...an urgent need for a ‘post-virginal’ discourse on maternity, one which ultimately would provide both women and men with a new ethics’.

Exhibited at DEICIDE in DegreeArt's Execution Room until 26th November (London)

Original
Ink on Paper
219cm x 107cm

Can be seen at DegreeArt Gallery
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Untitled 2 (deconstruction of the Virgin)

Biblical painting based on reversing the female submissiveness advocated by the bible, and in particular looking at the deconstruction and revival of the Virgin Mary; one of a series of new work.

"I do not permit a man to teach or exercise authority over a woman, rather, he is to remain quiet" (Timothy 2:12)

Original
Ink on Paper
235cm x 115cm

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Salome dancing for the head of St John, I

One of new series of biblical paintings based on reversing the female submissiveness advocated by the bible, including the deconstruction and revival of the Virgin mary.

Original
Ink on Paper
240cm x 115cm

Can be seen at DegreeArt Gallery
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Work installed at Salon Contemporary

82 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, til 2nd January


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Fushë Kosovë Sex Café Chair

Notes on artwork: Reclaimed prosthetic limbs, steel, leather, fishnet, nylon. Resins: male sex toys, Moldovan coins, children’s toys, sweets. Cushion: Machine and hand embroidered silk with beading, wire and leather straps.

Original
83cm x 93cm x 74cm

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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber


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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber


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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber


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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber


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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber (detail)

digital print, screen print, CAD embroidery
220cm x 220cm

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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber (detail)

digital print, screen print, CAD embroidery
220cm x 220cm

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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber (panel)

One of interior panels of Confession Chamber

digital print, screen print, CAD embroidery
220cm x 220cm

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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber (detail of Grille)

Laser cut ply
220cm x 220cm

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Untitled (The Midonite women, Numbers 31)

Installation designed for window of Salon Contemporary London (Notting Hill).

Prosthetic limbs, stockings, chain and shackles

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Benedict re-bound confession installation

currently exhibited at Salon Contemporary, 82 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill London www.saloncontemporary.com, til 2nd January


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Work currently on display at Salon Contemporary, London

www.saloncontemporary.com
82 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London


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Work installed at Salon Contemporary

82 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, til 2nd January
www.saloncontemporary.com


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Debut exhibition at Salon Contemporary London

photo of work currently installed in Salon Contemporary, 82 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill...until 2nd January


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St John the Baptist beheaded

sculptural transcription of Caravaggio painting.

Original
Clay, wire, MDF and resin
70cm x 150cm x 70cm

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Fushë Kosovë Sex Café Chair

external installation shot

Original
Reclaimed prosthetic limbs, steel, leather, fishnet, nylon. Resins: male sex toy
83cm x 93cm x 74cm

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Exhibition installation

exhibition shot - for availability of Chair and paintings shown please contact.


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Exhibition installation

For availability of chair and painting please contact.


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Detail of Fushë Kosovë Sex Café Chair

Please contact for further information


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Drawing selected for USA CD cover

Selected from open call for USA CD cover (Chicago based jazz band)

Original
30cm x 20cm

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St John the Baptist, beheaded

Caravaggio transcription

Original
MDF, clay, wire, resin

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Commission

Original
Ink on Paper
110cm x 170cm

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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber (detail of Pope confession)

Detail of laser-cut bible in form of confession.

Textile, other
220cm x 220cm

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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber


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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber


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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber (detail)

Public confessions received during exhibition


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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber (detail)

Public confessions received during exhibition


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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber (detail)

Public confessions received during exhibition


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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber (detail)

laser cut priest vestment

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Would she make a good husband 2 (ii)

In exhibition at Salon Contemporary, 82 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill London www.saloncontemporary.com, Dec-Feb 2011

Original
Ink on Paper
203cm x 114cm

Can be seen at Salon Contemporary
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Selling Olga

large ink painting

Original
Ink on Paper
220cm x 140cm

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DEICIDE solo show


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The assumption of Pope Pius IX iii

Open Edition
Ink on Paper
200cm x 120cm

Can be seen at DegreeArt Gallery
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The assumption of Pope Pius IX ii


Can be seen at DegreeArt Gallery
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The assumption of Pope Pius IX (i)

Ink on Paper

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Benedetto XVI (Gli Amici di Gesu)

Ink on Paper
200cm x 120cm

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Child of Numbers 31:18

Textile installation set in Perspex and steel frame on white floating shelf
Digitally printed cotton, free machine embroidery, hand-beading, bridal veil, dog-lead

embroidery
80cm x 60cm

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Child of Numbers 31:18

Textile installation set in Perspex and steel frame on white floating shelf
Digitally printed cotton, free machine embroidery, hand-beading, bridal veil, dog-lead

embroidery
80cm x 60cm

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Detail of Moses Execution Throne

93 cm x 83 cm x 74 cm
(set on plinth 100 cm x 20 cm x 20 cm)

Prosthetic limbs, steel, leather, fishnet, hand embroidered and beaded silk cushion, CAD embroidered velvet panel, resin casts containing sweets, dolls and pocket pussies

Various, see below
93cm x 83cm

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Would she make a good wife (studies)

Original
ink
100cm x 78cm

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Moses Execution Throne (detail)

93 cm x 83 cm x 74 cm
(set on plinth 100 cm x 20 cm x 20 cm)

Prosthetic limbs, steel, leather, fishnet, hand embroidered and beaded silk cushion, CAD embroidered velvet panel, resin casts containing sweets, dolls and pocket pussies

See below
93cm x 83cm

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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber installed at DEICIDE

Interactive mixed-media textile installation
Canvas and velvet stretched screens, digitally printed cotton, CAD embroidery, communion wafers, screen-printed organza, laser-etched priest shirt and bible, laser-cut screen, lamb skull, crucifixes, bible-wrapped and stitched secret confessions

220cm x 220cm

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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber installed at DEICIDE

Interactive mixed-media textile installation
Canvas and velvet stretched screens, digitally printed cotton, CAD embroidery, communion wafers, screen-printed organza, laser-etched priest shirt and bible, laser-cut screen, lamb skull, crucifixes, bible-wrapped and stitched secret confessions

220cm x 220cm

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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber installed at DEICIDE

Interactive mixed-media textile installation
Canvas and velvet stretched screens, digitally printed cotton, CAD embroidery, communion wafers, screen-printed organza, laser-etched priest shirt and bible, laser-cut screen, lamb skull, crucifixes, bible-wrapped and stitched secret confessions

220cm x 220cm

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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber installed at DEICIDE

Interactive mixed-media textile installation
Canvas and velvet stretched screens, digitally printed cotton, CAD embroidery, communion wafers, screen-printed organza, laser-etched priest shirt and bible, laser-cut screen, lamb skull, crucifixes, bible-wrapped and stitched secret confessions

220cm x 220cm

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DEICIDE solo exhibition London 2011


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Benedict XVI Confession Chamber installed at DEICIDE

Interactive mixed-media textile installation
Canvas and velvet stretched screens, digitally printed cotton, CAD embroidery, communion wafers, screen-printed organza, laser-etched priest shirt and bible, laser-cut screen, lamb skull, crucifixes, bible-wrapped and stitched secret confessions

220cm x 220cm

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Untitled (the Midonite women, Numbers 31)

Prosthetic limb installation
Prosthetic limbs, leather ankle cuffs, steel spreader-bar, chain

170cm x 200cm

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DEICIDE solo exhibition London 2011


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DEICIDE solo exhibition London 2011


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DEICIDE solo exhibition London 2011


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DEICIDE solo exhibition London 2011


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DEICIDE solo exhibition London 2011


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Keywords: powerful, sexy, submission, woman, bdsm, erotic, female, figurative, life

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