Item 20 - Anna Lucas: paper bags

Anna Lucas: paper bag 1, front Anna Lucas: paper bag 1, back Anna Lucas: paper bag 2, front Anna Lucas: paper bag 2, back Anna Lucas: paper bag 3, front Anna Lucas: paper bag 3, back

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GB 359 SLG-MA-PRI-2005-20


Anna Lucas: paper bags


  • 2006 (Creation)

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3 bags

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(1868 to present)

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Brown paper bags designed and created by Anna Lucas in response to the Mark Dion exhibition ‘Microcosmographia’. The gold-printed bags, which feature drawings of roots and herbs with related texts (on the back) were distributed to market traders in Brixton in the summer of 2006.

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