Emily Musgrave

  • Emily Musgrave

Untitled, 2014
Acrylic ink on 285gsm keaycolour antique white paper
30 x 42 cm
Editon of 50

Emily Musgrave's work addresses the formal qualities of abstract sculpture and collage. Through experimentation with composition, she tests materials in order to explore their value and substance. Working with both assemblages and two-dimensional collages Emily makes multiple compositions with shifting formal patterns, often using inexpensive fabrics and found artificial materials to imitate luxury or substantiality. Each work develops in such a way that it directs the next, occasionally revealing moments of trial, investigation and progress. Within each work there is a precarious sense of balance that may shift and collapse at any tim

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