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‘Other Men’s Flowers’ is a portfolio of textual works by 15 leading British based artists. Commissioned by Joshua Compston in 1994, works in the portfolio are restricted to letterpress printing and a standard scale of 47 x 61 cms. The title ‘Other Men’s Flowers’ is taken from a quote by French Renaissance writer Montaigne “I have gathered a garland of other men’s flowers and nothing is mine but the cord that binds them.”

MediumLetterpress printed from a palte in black on white paper
Dimensions47 x 61 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Loan, Weltkunst Foundation, 1994
Item NumberL.1244.13 LW
Image Caption
Sam Taylor-Johnson, Untitled, 1994, Letterpress printed from a palte in black on white paper, 47 x 61 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Loan, Weltkunst Foundation, 1994

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About the Artist

Sam Taylor-Johnson b.1967

English artist Sam Taylor-Johnson (formerly Taylor-Wood, born 1967) graduated from Goldsmiths College, London, in 1990. Taylor-Johnson’s emotionally charged film and photographic works consider ideas of the isolated individual and our shared physical and physiological experiences. Taylor-Johnson was nominated for the Turner Prize in 1998. She has exhibited extensively, including solo exhibitions at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; the Hayward Gallery, London; the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg; BALTIC, Gateshead, and the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston.
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