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THE SUN, From the series "Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project" Limited Edition 5th Anniversary Print Collection, 2015

Museum archival digital print embossed with high gloss spot lacquer finish / framed 20 × 16 in 50.8 × 40.6 cm Edition 1/7 + 3AP
20 × 16 in
50.8 × 40.6 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$3,500
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The Sun represents splendor, the proverbial spotlight, and radiance. Phillips’ paintings of the …

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The Sun represents splendor, the proverbial spotlight, and radiance. Phillips’ paintings of the impossibly beautiful represent a masterfully edited collection of images drawn from pop culture. Distinctly manipulated to drive narrative, his approach ranges in content from what he describes as the “beauty shot” from …

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Richard Phillips
American, b. 1962
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Richard Phillips' portraits combine lurid imagery with a refined, academic painting style. Valuing critique as an intrinsic part of composition as much as canvas and paint, Phillips takes material from sources like soft porn, advertising, fashion, celebrity culture, and Pop art, translating it into glossy, photorealist works with stylized, close-up figures rendered in heightened color or black and white. His provocative oil paintings—such as Frieze, 2009, a realistic representation of a woman on her back with and issue of the art magazine Frieze inserted into her vagina—reveal how images can be used to distort truth and wield power.

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The Sun represents splendor, the proverbial spotlight, and radiance. Phillips’ paintings of the …

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The Sun represents splendor, the proverbial spotlight, and radiance. Phillips’ paintings of the impossibly beautiful represent a masterfully edited collection of images drawn from pop culture. Distinctly manipulated to drive narrative, his approach ranges in content from what he describes as the “beauty shot” from …

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Signature
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Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
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Richard Phillips
American, b. 1962
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Richard Phillips' portraits combine lurid imagery with a refined, academic painting style. Valuing critique as an intrinsic part of composition as much as canvas and paint, Phillips takes material from sources like soft porn, advertising, fashion, celebrity culture, and Pop art, translating it into glossy, photorealist works with stylized, close-up figures rendered in heightened color or black and white. His provocative oil paintings—such as Frieze, 2009, a realistic representation of a woman on her back with and issue of the art magazine Frieze inserted into her vagina—reveal how images can be used to distort truth and wield power.

THE SUN, From the series "Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project" Limited Edition 5th Anniversary Print Collection, 2015

Museum archival digital print embossed with high gloss spot lacquer finish / framed 20 × 16 in 50.8 × 40.6 cm Edition 1/7 + 3AP
20 × 16 in
50.8 × 40.6 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$3,500
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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