Julian Opie, ‘Ruth with Cigarette 1’, 2005, Lougher Contemporary
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Julian Opie

Ruth with Cigarette 1, 2005

Lambda prints on Fujicolour digital archival paper, matt-sealed and dry-mounted to 2 mm Dibond, presented in aluminium frames specified by the artist
40 3/5 × 28 in
103 × 71 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£5,000 - 7,500
Location
Bristol
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Lougher Contemporary
Bristol

Julian Opie, born in 1958, is a British artist and former trustee of the Tate Gallery in London, …

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Signed on the reverse, one of six rare artist proof's aside from the main edition of 50
Julian Opie
British, b. 1958
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Julian Opie's distinctive reductive style draws from diverse influences including billboards, classical portraiture and sculpture, dance, Japanese woodblocks, and cartoons. His work comprises silhouettes, animations, LED animations, and simplified portraits and landscapes (such as Landscape? from 1998-99, a screen print of trees, grass, and sky in a flat pictorial rendering that recalls a child's puzzle). Employing a variety of media and technologies to make "paintings" of his subjects, Opie distills everyday images and experiences into concise but evocative signs and pictograms.

Julian Opie, ‘Ruth with Cigarette 1’, 2005, Lougher Contemporary
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About the work
Lougher Contemporary
Bristol

Julian Opie, born in 1958, is a British artist and former trustee of the Tate Gallery in London, England. He uses computerized technology to reduce photographs into figurative reproductions characterized by flat areas of color, minimal detail and cartoon-like thick black lines. This is a rare artist's proof, aside …

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed on the reverse, one of six rare artist proof's aside from the main edition of 50
Julian Opie
British, b. 1958
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Julian Opie's distinctive reductive style draws from diverse influences including billboards, classical portraiture and sculpture, dance, Japanese woodblocks, and cartoons. His work comprises silhouettes, animations, LED animations, and simplified portraits and landscapes (such as Landscape? from 1998-99, a screen print of trees, grass, and sky in a flat pictorial rendering that recalls a child's puzzle). Employing a variety of media and technologies to make "paintings" of his subjects, Opie distills everyday images and experiences into concise but evocative signs and pictograms.

Julian Opie

Ruth with Cigarette 1, 2005

Lambda prints on Fujicolour digital archival paper, matt-sealed and dry-mounted to 2 mm Dibond, presented in aluminium frames specified by the artist
40 3/5 × 28 in
103 × 71 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
£5,000 - 7,500
Location
Bristol
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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