Zara Wood: Mirror Mime

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Zara Wood, The Duchess, 2010 Image 9 of 14
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Zara Wood, Starlet, 2010 Image 10 of 14
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Zara Wood, Fine Feathers, 2010 Image 11 of 14
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11.11.10 - 27.02.11
Brighton-based illustrator Zara Wood – aka Woody – brings her enchanting characters and imagined world to Yorkshire Sculpture Park with Mirror Mime, a stunning exhibition featuring twenty new works and exclusive products.

Taking inspiration from the estate’s design over 200 years ago as a private pleasure ground, infused with Renaissance imagery and 1920s style, Zara depicts a beguiling world where the boundaries blur between the imagined and the real.

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Mirror Mime showcases original and limited edition framed works for sale, including intricate ink drawings and silkscreen prints. The Upper Space features 11 original works complemented by boxed dioramas, vintage china with platinum hand-painted designs and a collection of Little Treasures – vintage jewellery pieces such as lockets and pocket watches framing miniature wearable originals by the artist. Zara’s distinctive creations also adorn the shop and 20-metre concourse windows, welcoming visitors with imagined scenes designed exclusively for YSP as her creatures and characters appear to travel from distant lands to a decadent Gatsby-esque party.

The shop window features a forest scene with characters emerging from silver birch branches laden with Mirror Mime-inspired products. All these are available in the YSP Shop, including an exclusive limited edition print and Christmas card, letter-press cards, printed candles, block-foiled sketchbooks and tote bags featuring Zara’s inimitable designs.

With a background in Fine Art, Zara Wood produces work for publishing and fashion clients in Europe and Australia. Her Star Gaze collection (2008) became the most successful artist range Topshop have ever launched. Zara also designs her own range of limited edition art products and regularly exhibits

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Zara's work is a mixture of delicate details and simple lines all excellently executed.
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Gorgeous, gentle, charming and with a slightly haunting quality. Love it. Vicky Burrough on Zara Wood: Mirror Mime
I think Zara must be a Goldfrapp fan Rocky Riffola on Zara Wood: Mirror Mime
It may be that Goldfrapp is a Woody fan. Great work. Loved the imagined historical narrative story on the concourse windows. Joan Marsall on Zara Wood: Mirror Mime
Beautiful and very inspiring! Lina Meier on Zara Wood: Mirror Mime
wow love her work!!!! emma on Zara Wood: Mirror Mime
simply breath taking work, the Duchess with her reflective sea of hair is truly iconic. A real pleasure to see such fine and considered work. Jamie on Zara Wood: Mirror Mime

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