Karla Black

  • Does Count, 2020

    Cartridge paper, watercolour ink, thread
    75 x 169 x 9 cm

  • Does Count (detail), 2020
  • Wouldn’t Leave, 2020

    Cartridge paper, watercolour ink
    56 x 34 x 15 cm

    Photo: Mareike Tocha

  • Wouldn't Unfold, 2020

    Cartridge paper, watercolour ink
    28 x 30 x 10 cm

    Photo: Mareike Tocha

  • Wouldn't Unfold (detail), 2020

    Photo: Mareike Tocha

  • Can't Detach, 2020

    Cartridge paper, watercolour ink
    36,5 x 31 x 15 cm

    Photo: Mareike Tocha

  • Can't Detach (detail), 2020

    Photo: Mareike Tocha

  • The Rest Imposed, 2018

    Glass, clay, gold leaf, paint, vaseline, lipstick, foundation
    113 x 140 x 4,5 cm

  • Installation view of 20 Years

    Des Moines Art Center, 2020

    Photo: Rick Lozier

  • Presumption Prevails, 2017

    Sugar paper, plaster powder, powder paint, cotton wool rolls,
    cellophane, emulsion paint, acrylic paint, chalk, ribbon
    800 x 770 x 723 cm
    Installation view
    57th Venice Biennale

    Photo: Simon Vogel, Cologne

  • Say To Know, 2017

    Plaster powder, toilet paper, sugar paper, lipstick, acrylic paint, chalk, thread, tissue paper, ink
    16 x 530 x 720 cm
    Installation view
    Festival d’Automne à Paris, Musée des Archives Nationales, 2017

    Photo: Simon Vogel, Cologne

  • Story Of A Sensible Length, 2014

    Polythene, plaster powder, powder paint, thread
    300 x 300 x 300 cm
    Installation view
    National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

    Photo: John McKenzie



Karla Black

Born 1972 in Alexandria, Scotland
Lives and works in Glasgow