BOOK LAUNCHED AT WATERSTONES
Thursday 28th February
2008 from 8-10pm
'Relative Relations' was nominated by the Freud Museum for the AXA art exhibition catalogue award for best exhibition catalogue of the year.
This art book documents the corresponding exhibition in triptych, symbolically shown in three venues. - Sigmund Freud's last home, now the Freud Museum in London, Freud's first home (Muzeum Novojicinska) in Pribor, Czech Republic and lastly at the Harrow Museum local to Jane's current home.
Freud collected sculpture, Jane makes sculpture. These post-modern pairings explore the link between influence and coincidence, between narration and relation - family stories as life ties - providing our collective connections.
'Relative Relations', ancient and modern objects are displayed side
by side, setting up subtle resonances that become more evident as one
The Psychoanalyst's great grand-daughter displays remarkable
- and individual - talent
Freud family tree bears new fruit for
the art world."
The catalogue is a result of a twenty month "artist residency" at the Freud Museum.
Jane's film accompanying this show, entitled Dead or Alive , was on shown at the following venues:
2006 Freud Museum, London
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About Jane McAdam Freud:
Freud is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and a Fellow of the
Royal British Society of Sculptors. Her works are represented in national
and international public collections including the British Museum, National
Gallery, Ashmolean Museum, National Museum of Ireland, Berlin State
Museum, Brooklyn Museum USA, Rijksmuseum Leiden, Netherlands and the
National Gallery of Greece. Her works can be seen in the Gilbert Bayes
Sculpture Gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.