Jonny Briggs, ‘Closing / Opening’, 2017, Photography, C-type print covered with lipsitck, Ncontemporary
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Jonny Briggs

Closing / Opening, 2017

C-type print covered with lipsitck
16 9/10 × 19 7/10 in
43 × 50 cm
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Milan
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Milan

Photographs of James Callaghan and male dignitary at Jersey Police HQ, with smiling artificial …

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Jonny Briggs
British, b. 1985
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Central to British artist Jonny Briggs’s practice is the construction of family and his own childhood. He primarily employs photography to recreate and reimagine relationships and memories from his past, casting his parents and other family members in his work. Briggs enjoys playing with notions of deception and construction, producing photographic collages with jarring, “artificial” additions reminiscent of John Baldessari. By blending reality and fiction, Briggs looks to explore the boundaries between child and adult within the nuclear family—in search of what he refers to as, “the unconditioned self,” a state of being in which one reflects on childhood through adult eyes.

Jonny Briggs, ‘Closing / Opening’, 2017, Photography, C-type print covered with lipsitck, Ncontemporary
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Photographs of James Callaghan and male dignitary at Jersey Police HQ, with smiling artificial teeth, partially covered with lipstick

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Jonny Briggs
British, b. 1985
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Central to British artist Jonny Briggs’s practice is the construction of family and his own childhood. He primarily employs photography to recreate and reimagine relationships and memories from his past, casting his parents and other family members in his work. Briggs enjoys playing with notions of deception and construction, producing photographic collages with jarring, “artificial” additions reminiscent of John Baldessari. By blending reality and fiction, Briggs looks to explore the boundaries between child and adult within the nuclear family—in search of what he refers to as, “the unconditioned self,” a state of being in which one reflects on childhood through adult eyes.

Jonny Briggs

Closing / Opening, 2017

C-type print covered with lipsitck
16 9/10 × 19 7/10 in
43 × 50 cm
.
Sold
Location
Milan
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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