Karla Black

  • Perpetuate, 2020

    Velvet pillow case, oil paint, glass and wood frame
    Frame 43 x 35 x 5 cm
    Overall dimensions 65 x 37 x 9 cm

  • Known Expression, 2019

    Mirror, LED bulbs, glass paint
    80 x 60 x 6 cm

  • Provided For, 2019

    Oilpaint on silk
    86 x 44 x 30 cm

  • The Rest Imposed, 2018

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

  • Insider, 2018

    Paint, thread, ribbon
    23 x 32 x 3 cm

  • 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

  • No Steps, 2015

    Plaster, Sellotape, cellophane, spray paint, lip liner, eye liner pencil, green concealer, soil
    165 x 680 x 80 cm

  • 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

  • Don't Depend, 2007

    Cardboard, paper, paint, hemp hand cream, polythene
    164 x 78 x 56 cm



Karla Black

Born 1972 in Alexandria, Scotland
Lives and works in Glasgow