The Girl with the Hat

Godfrey, Robert
July 2007
Surface Design Journal;Summer2007, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p46
Trade Publication
The article provides a preview of the works of art of Jilli Blackwood. A narrative of the writers experience during a tour to Blackwoods studio is presented including her observation and commentaries. Featured are some visual images of Blackwood's work including Petal Topper, God Shouting and Mini Me. The author concludes that Blackwood's art characteristics separates her from Cave and Victor & Rolf, and created her own pecular niche and persona.


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