Gavin Turk, ‘Fright Wig (Purple)’, 2010, Print, Silkscreen on paper. Signed and numbered by the artist. UNFRAMED, Paul Stolper Gallery
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Gavin Turk

Fright Wig (Purple), 2010

Silkscreen on paper. Signed and numbered by the artist. UNFRAMED
13 2/5 × 12 1/5 in
34 × 31 cm
Edition of 100
.
£636
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Paul Stolper Gallery
London

This work is sold unframed, for framing prices please contact the gallery.

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Paul Stolper
Gavin Turk
British, b. 1967
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Gavin Turk, one of Britain's infamous Young British Artists, is drawn to ideas about originality, self-obsession, and the nature of authentic expression. In paintings, photographs, sculpture, and video installations, Turk explores how particular pieces of art achieve masterpiece status and how artists themselves become celebrities. Mining diverse sources, from art history to popular culture, Turk examines the value structure inherent in the creative process. Joseph Beuys, Jackson Pollock, Elvis Presley, and Andy Warhol are among the celebrity artists who have captured Turk’s imagination. In a 2009 installation, Turk, sardonically questioning the value of an individual artist’s signature style, presented a series of abstract paintings that looked just like Pollock’s work. On close inspection, one discovers that the paintings are constructed not from dripped paint, but rather from layers of Turk’s painted signature.

Gavin Turk, ‘Fright Wig (Purple)’, 2010, Print, Silkscreen on paper. Signed and numbered by the artist. UNFRAMED, Paul Stolper Gallery
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About the work
Paul Stolper Gallery
London

This work is sold unframed, for framing prices please contact the gallery.

Medium
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Not included
Publisher
Paul Stolper
Gavin Turk
British, b. 1967
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Gavin Turk, one of Britain's infamous Young British Artists, is drawn to ideas about originality, self-obsession, and the nature of authentic expression. In paintings, photographs, sculpture, and video installations, Turk explores how particular pieces of art achieve masterpiece status and how artists themselves become celebrities. Mining diverse sources, from art history to popular culture, Turk examines the value structure inherent in the creative process. Joseph Beuys, Jackson Pollock, Elvis Presley, and Andy Warhol are among the celebrity artists who have captured Turk’s imagination. In a 2009 installation, Turk, sardonically questioning the value of an individual artist’s signature style, presented a series of abstract paintings that looked just like Pollock’s work. On close inspection, one discovers that the paintings are constructed not from dripped paint, but rather from layers of Turk’s painted signature.

Gavin Turk

Fright Wig (Purple), 2010

Silkscreen on paper. Signed and numbered by the artist. UNFRAMED
13 2/5 × 12 1/5 in
34 × 31 cm
Edition of 100
.
£636
Ships from London, GB
Shipping: £25 domestic, £50 rest of world
VAT included in price
Location
London
Locked
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