This new work from Jeremy Deller is a co-commision by The Space and Own Art Jeremy Deller’s distributed by Sedition. We Sit Starving Amidst Our Gold, 2014 is based on a painting by Stuart Hughes and was originally made for the British Pavilion of the Venice Biennale 2013 as part of the current touring exhibition English Magic. The newly commissioned digital animation has been split into collectable limited edition artworks. The commission marks the 10th anniversary of Own Art, a scheme which works with nearly 250 galleries nationally and allows anyone to buy original artwork with an interest free loan. We Sit Starving Amidst Our Gold, 2014 and the exhibition English Magic reflect Deller’s focus on British contemporary society and his fascination with arts and crafts.
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