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David Shrigley

I'm Sorry For Being Awful, 2018

Screenprint
29 9/10 × 22 in
76 × 56 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£3,250
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David Shrigley
British, b. 1968
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David Shrigley finds meaning in snippets of text and overheard conversations. His crude and cartoonish ink drawings, usually exhibited salon-style, recall pages from the sketchbook of a cheeky adolescent. Tackling serious issues, such as unemployment and child welfare, as well as more absurd subjects, including sexual fantasies about a squirrel, his fragmented narratives can be both poignant and funny. In a 2011 exhibition, Shrigley included a dead stuffed kitten that stood on its hind legs carrying a hand-lettered protest sign that read, “I’M DEAD.”

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David Shrigley
British, b. 1968
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David Shrigley finds meaning in snippets of text and overheard conversations. His crude and cartoonish ink drawings, usually exhibited salon-style, recall pages from the sketchbook of a cheeky adolescent. Tackling serious issues, such as unemployment and child welfare, as well as more absurd subjects, including sexual fantasies about a squirrel, his fragmented narratives can be both poignant and funny. In a 2011 exhibition, Shrigley included a dead stuffed kitten that stood on its hind legs carrying a hand-lettered protest sign that read, “I’M DEAD.”

David Shrigley

I'm Sorry For Being Awful, 2018

Screenprint
29 9/10 × 22 in
76 × 56 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£3,250
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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