This installation comprises of 16 individually framed artworks which have been composed in a way which takes your eye around the sequence. Once purchased the client can take the predesigned set or create their own set from the whole collection.
Each measures 40x40x3.5cm framed (image size 28x28cm) and is a limited edition of 25 and individually are priced at £150. We apply a discount for each multiple of four purchased. Overall dimensions for a set of 16 is approx 180x180cm but they can be hung further apart or closer together to suit your space. They can also be displayed in other figurations to suit the room/space they are to be situated in. If you would like to purchase in other multiples just get in touch for a bespoke purchase. We offer a complimentary consultation service to create the perfect set for your interior.
Richard Heeps 'Ordinary Places' Series, captures Britain on the brink of change. It was Richard's first colour series and it achieved much success with an exhibition at the Photographers Gallery in 1989 which then went on to tour Museums and Public Galleries around Britain. More recently 'Ordinary Places' formed part of Richard's 30 year Retrospective at The International Photography & Moving Image Art Fair Milan in 2016.
Sizes may vary slightly from image to image as we make each composition from the negative individually, either showing Richard's signature ragged edge (white border) as he prints full frame or showing the film rebate (black border) often showing the film make. Where the image size varies we adjust the window mount in order to maintain a frame size so like for like sizes can hang together.
Richard makes the c-type prints from negative in his own analogue colour darkroom in Cambridge. His paper of choice is Kodak Professional Endura Premier Gloss. When Richard has chosen to evolve the artwork, we work with Streamline Colour Lab. In our studio the print is dry-mounted to dibond which ensures a very flat image surface in both the short and long term. The prints are matted (window mounted) using a museum quality 100% cotton rag board especially manufactured to be compatible with the C-type archival Kodak photographic paper Richard uses. Richard does all mounting himself, using his precision engineering background to create the finished artwork. Eleanor fits the artworks to the frames. Traditionally photographic prints are signed and numbered on the back, accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. They can be signed on the front of the mount by request. If you would like us to make a larger artwork that is possible, the sizes listed are the largest we can make in our darkroom but we can go larger with our printing partners so please get in touch to discuss it.
Our frames are hand-made in the UK by Menor Photographic Fine Art Printing & Framing Specialists in Hertfordshire. We offer a choice of black or white wooden box frames which have depth to suit the size of the picture, the artwork set back from the glass. Our black frames are made from matt ebony stained obeche, in which you can see the detail of the wood grain whereas our white frames are made from beech and the wood grain is not visible. The wood is sustainably forested for both variations of frame. Artglass AR 70™ is a premium anti-reflective glass used by the finest museums around the world. If you would like to present you artwork in another way, we offer the choice to buy an unframed print only and can advise you on other options or recommend reputable companies to carry out the work.