Frayser Taylor 'untitled' [Signed on back 2008]
Born in Glasgow, Fraser Taylor’s art and design work has been exhibited throughout the United States and United Kingdom, as well Australia and Japan. He was included in 80s Fashion from Club to Catwalk at The Victoria and Albert Museum (2013); worked in collaboration with Rashaun Mitchell on the production design for Interface, presented at the Baryshnikov Art Center, New York and Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (2012-2013); and has two upcoming solo shows: Shadowed Valley at Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland Arts, Shetland, Scotland and Bodies of Work at The Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Glasgow, Scotland, (2015). His work has been included in multiple publications on fashion, design and textiles including Street Style, British Design in the 1980s by Catherine McDermott and 1980s Fashion Prints by Marnie Fogg. Taylor’s work is numerous private, institutional and corporate collections. Since 2001 Taylor has taught in the Fiber and Material Studies Department at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Throughout the 1980s Taylor was a principal in The Cloth, an interdisciplinary design studio that designed textiles for clients in the fashion industry, including Paul Smith, Yves Saint Laurent and Bill Blass, as well as producing their own ready-to-wear collection sold in Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys New York, Fred Segal, Isetan, Seibu, Browns, Harrods and Liberty of London.
28h 24w 2d (in inches)
Canvas, Acrylic Paint