Cathy Wilkes


24. August 2002  – 27. October 2002

Featuring artworks by:
Cathy Wilkes

Cathy Wilkes was born in 1966 in Belfast, and studied at the Glasgow School of Art and at the University of Ulster in Belfast. In 1989 she was a co-founder of the Women’s Library in Glasgow; she organised exhibitions and worked in the artist’s collective “Elisabeth Go”.


In extensive installations, full of subliminal allusions, Cathy Wilkes arranges found objects with small-format paintings and delicate geometric constructions made of wood. A worn-out garden lounger, a folding table, an ancient heater are the supporting protagonists of these sets. A patina of dust, scratches and rust coats the furniture and implies the story of its use.


Curated by Heike Munder

List of works

Cathy Wilkes: Photographed by Dorothea L.

Cathy Wilkes

Photographed by Dorothea L.
2001 - 2002
Mattress, tray, wood, paintings, various materials
Dimensions variable

Cathy Wilkes: Precision

Cathy Wilkes

2001 - 2002
Radiators, wood, paintings, various materials
Dimensions variable

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