The Threshold, 2023 by Monster Chetwynd

Monster Chetwynd’s new limited-edition artwork, The Threshold, accompanies her ambitious commission at Gloucester Road Tube station, Pond Life: Albertopolis and the Lily; a sculptural intervention, designed to span the 80-metre disused platform, and a new film Who named the Lily?, which celebrates and laments the complicated history of the Crystal Palace.


The Threshold is inspired by Chetwynd’s childhood expeditions to the Natural History Museum, where she would look in awe at the glass cases of hundreds of jewel-coloured taxidermied hummingbirds.


It also references Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, specifically when Alice begins crying, and then as she shrinks is deluged by a flood of her own tears.


Chetwynd’s hand collaged, multi-layered artwork reflects on altered states and thresholds – whether at the museum or beyond.

About this product:

Digital pigment print, with metallic graphite silkscreen and collage, on Somerset Velvet 330gsm


Size: 38.3 x 30.5 cm


Edition of 55, signed and numbered verso


In stock
SKU 477345
Colour Green
Poster Theme Museums & Galleries
Artist Monster Chetwynd
Orientation Portrait
Decade 2020
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