Jonathan Yeo, ‘Ode to Autumn’, 2009, Lougher Contemporary
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Jonathan Yeo

Ode to Autumn, 2009

Collage on paper
16 1/2 × 11 4/5 in
42 × 30 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
£2,500 - 5,000
Location
Bristol
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About the work
Lougher Contemporary
Bristol

Jonathan Yeo's leaf studies disguises the fact that there are fragments of hard core …

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed on the front, signed and dated on the back
Jonathan Yeo
British, b. 1970
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Self-taught artist Jonathan Yeo, known as one of the most successful portrait painters in the U.K., makes portraits of celebrities and politicians such as Tony Blair, George W. Bush, Dennis Hopper, and Paris Hilton. Interested in the shock value of nudity and pornography, in 2003, the artist caused a stir when he presented a full frontal male nude at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in London. In 2007, Yeo began using imagery from pornographic magazines to make realistic collage portraits. (After a presidential commission was cancelled, Yeo instead made a collage of George W. Bush entirely from pornographic magazines.)

Jonathan Yeo, ‘Ode to Autumn’, 2009, Lougher Contemporary
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About the work
Lougher Contemporary
Bristol

Jonathan Yeo's leaf studies disguises the fact that there are fragments of hard core pornography making up the pattern. Only on close inspection reveals, does the artwork reveal itself. The formal, autumnal pattern can distract the viewer and makes the moment of realising the nature of the sexual imagery all the …

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed on the front, signed and dated on the back
Jonathan Yeo
British, b. 1970
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Self-taught artist Jonathan Yeo, known as one of the most successful portrait painters in the U.K., makes portraits of celebrities and politicians such as Tony Blair, George W. Bush, Dennis Hopper, and Paris Hilton. Interested in the shock value of nudity and pornography, in 2003, the artist caused a stir when he presented a full frontal male nude at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in London. In 2007, Yeo began using imagery from pornographic magazines to make realistic collage portraits. (After a presidential commission was cancelled, Yeo instead made a collage of George W. Bush entirely from pornographic magazines.)

Jonathan Yeo

Ode to Autumn, 2009

Collage on paper
16 1/2 × 11 4/5 in
42 × 30 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
£2,500 - 5,000
Location
Bristol
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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