Tess Jaray

Edition Review

  • Tess Jaray, Nine Thorns (2016)

  • Screenprint, 53.5 x 49.5 cm. Edition of 30. Printed and published by Advanced Graphics London. £750.
  • First City (2016)

  • Screenprint, 40 x 33.5 cm. Edition of 18. Printed and published by Advanced Graphics London. £650.
  • Dark on Light and Light on Dark (2016)

  • Screenprints, 40 x 60 cm each. Edition of 18 each. Printed and published by Advanced Graphics London. £750 each.

Tess Jaray, a British artist and influential teacher at the Slade School of Fine Art, came to prominence in the 1960s through early exhibitions of paintings that aligned her with other optically oriented artists such as Bridget Riley, and her later pursuit of public commissions—including the forecourt of London’s Victoria Station—brought her work to a wider public. Jaray’s work demonstrates a deep involvement with the relationship between architectural and pictorial spaces, one that can be traced from her brickwork public commissions to the perceptual space she constructs in her prints.

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