Physical Geology by Ilana Halperin, 2013
Etching on Fabriano Artistico paper (300gsm)
Limited Edition Print
Edition of 10
About the Artist
Ilana Halperin’s work explores the relationship between geological phenomena and daily life.
Born in 1973 in New York, USA, Ilana Halperin lives and works in Glasgow. She received her Master of Fine Arts from the Glasgow School of Art and her Bachelor of Arts from Brown University, Rhode Island. Recent solo exhibitions in Berlin include, Steine at the Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum der Charité, and Hand Held Lava at Schering Stiftung. Group exhibitions include Volcano at Compton Verney in Warwickshire, England; Estratos, PAC Murcia, Spain; Polar Dispatches, Portland Museum of Art, Maine and the Sharjah Biennial. She has received numerous awards, including a Creative Scotland Artist Award, a British Council Darwin Now Award and Alchemy Fellowship at the Manchester Museum. Halperin was the first Artist Fellow at the National Museum of Scotland, which culminated in the solo exhibition The Library, as part of the 2013 Edinburgh Art Festival.
Size: 91 x 114.5 cm