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FoxFire Sculpture - Limited Edition of 2

Gala Bell

United Kingdom

Sculpture, Jacquard on Jacquard Textile

Size: 17.7 W x 17.7 H x 17.7 D in

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About The Artwork

‘Foxfire’ Ottoman 45 x 45 cm Edition of Two 2024 Jacquard, woven acrylic yarn, natural sheepskin fur Yarn colours: Royal Blue, Mid Blue, Turquoise, Orange, White, Wine Red, Charcoal Natural Sheepskin Fur: Light Orange The jacquard textile is woven from acrylic yarns using the Stoll knitting machine, the designs are based on a series of hand drawings that have been digitised for Stoll software. This textile was woven as a single piece and will not be recreated, making the ottoman a one-of-a-kind collector's item. The ottoman features a seat made of 100% natural fur, deep pile. Light orange in colour, this sheepskin is ecologically dyed in New Zealand. Foxfire is a bioluminescent phenomenon in certain fungi that emanates a captivating glow through the interaction of luciferase and luciferin. This ancient and enchanting display of natural light has inspired the name for this ottoman, reflecting the fluorescent allure of its orange fur. About: The term “pouffe” is derived from the French word bouffer, meaning to smoke, an onomatopoeic term echoing a diffused softness and the puffed appearance of the furniture. Originating in the 18th-century Ottoman Empire, pouffe chairs, also known as ottomans, were versatile pieces, serving as footrests, extra seating, makeshift coffee tables if paired with a tray, or simply an enigmatic piece of furniture that would create a plushness to the room.

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Sculpture:Jacquard on Jacquard Textile

Artist Produced Limited Edition of:2

Size:17.7 W x 17.7 H x 17.7 D in

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Gala Bell is a London based multidisciplinary artist. The alchemy of matter is at the centre of her practice, motivated by the foundations of painting that remain sources of emotion. Graduate of the Royal College of Art, she has been selected for exhibitions with The Design Museum, The Victoria and Albert Museum, The London Design Festival, The Korean Cultural Institutes in Berlin and London, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz Berlin and Galerie der HBKsaar in Saarsbrucken. Bell has had commissions by Tate and Lyle and Kellogg’s for her sugar sculptures, with a piece acquired by the Tate and Lyle archive in London. Her work has been featured in notable publications including Sotheby’s Made in Bed Magazine and on BBC One television, as well as participating in the live Talk at Ten panel discussion. She was shortlisted for the Ashurst Art Prize 2021, and was selected for Saatchi’s Rising Stars 2022, with an added special interview feature for Saatchi’s One to Watch. This year she was selected as an artist in residence at Buckinghamshire New University and the Villa Lena Art Foundation.

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