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Nurture (Untitled I)

Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection
Object Type: Photograph
Artist/Maker: Watson, Richard
Date: 2009
Media/Materials: digital print on paper
Dimensions: overall: 58.8 cm x 87 cm
Awards: RGU Photography and Electronic Media Purchase Award


This photographic image is part of a series of photographs based on the sometimes fragile co-existence between nature and mankind. The series expresses an awareness of our natural curiousity and insecurity, inspired by our persistent pursuit for enlightenment and self-preservation. This image conveys the complex relationship that contemporary western society has adopted towards nature. The frame of the photograph is constructed from a recycled wooden washing line pole, adding a further integrity to the theme of the work.

Object Number: ABDRG2010.351