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Armour
Armour

© the artists. Photo credit: Royal College of General Practitioners

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The artwork is made of 80 denier nylon monofilament, similar to fishing line, which is knitted on a hand-operated industrial knitting machine. Enclosed in rows of tiny mesh pockets are empty pill packet bubbles. This flexible cloth is formed into a layered T-shaped top over wide trousers and an additional breastplate section made of flattened pill pack sheets. There are just over 16,000 individual pill cases.

Royal College of General Practitioners

London


Date

2000

Medium

plastic, foil & fabric

Accession number

ART07

Acquisition method

purchased

Work type

Sculpture


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Royal College of General Practitioners

30 Euston Square , London, Greater London NW1 2FB England

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