Catherine Yass | the artist




The artist Catherine Yass
Born 1963, London, United Kingdom.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Video,

Nominated for the 2002 Turner-prize.


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"I first had the idea for this work, or some kind high wire work, in 2002,’ she explains, ‘but I never really thought it would be possible. So, for a long time, it was a dream about a dream: I was dreaming about this walk through the air, which is something people do dream about, and is a wonderful, fantastical thought."
Yass was born in London in 1963. She graduated with an MA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College, University of London, in 1990. Yass is best known for her photographs, shown in lightboxes, of people and interior spaces. Her experimentation with methods of processing and colour in photography presents an intensified view of reality, evoking psychological states and the subconscious…
7 Works online


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