Mike Brookfield

Type Dresses
The skirt was part of a fashion range
Title.Series Eyes
Different sets of eyes taken from popular magazine images and other printed sources.
Measurements.Dimensions Skirts came in different sizes but image is 30cm x 30cm
Materials.Medium 100% poplin
Materials.Support Printing Ink
Techniques Screen Printed
Eyes printed black on to coloured backgrounds.
Techniques Hand-Painted
The white fabric was hand coloured with brush washes.
Creator.Personal name Mike Brookfield
Role Designer
Creator.Corporate name Virus
Role Manufacturer
Date.Design 1986
Location.Current Repository NZDA Collection
Digital image.
Location.Current Site Private Collection
ID Number.NZDA Number poi_ap_mibr_004
Style/Period.Period 1980's
Subject Eyes
Collaged eyes were put on to a screen photographically and hand screen printed.
Relation.part of Range of fashion garments.
Description Mike Brookfield created individual designs on his Virus label using images from popular culture. The eyes in this print are upside down, sideways and in profile. The juxtopositions give the image a bizzare look and are typical of the work from virus at this time.
Source Mike Brookfield
Mike Brookfield provided information about this work in 2000.
Source Jean Clarkson
Researcher, image analysis and interpretation.
Rights Mike Brookfield
Permission has been given by the artist to present this work in the NZDA.

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