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David Bowie: three prints, 2008

Three screenprints in colors, on heavy wove paper, with full margins
44 3/10 × 34 9/10 in
112.4 × 88.6 cm
Edition of 20
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
P
Phillips

All images: 37 3/8 x 28 7/8 in. (94.9 x 73.3 cm)
All sheets: 44 1/4 x 34 7/8 in. (112.4 x 88.6 cm)

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All images: 37 3/8 x 28 7/8 in. (94.9 x 73.3 cm)
All sheets: 44 1/4 x 34 7/8 in. (112.4 x 88.6 cm)
All framed

Signature
All signed, dated `2008' and numbered `PP 1/2' and `PP 2/2' in pencil (printer's proofs, the edition was 20 for each color combination)
Publisher
Bankrobber, London
Russell Young
British, b. 1959
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Russell Young is interested in the places where the glamour of the American dream meets the darkness of crime, addiction, and death. He explores this in series such as “Dirty Pretty Things” (2010), in which screen printed images of notoriously tragic stars Marilyn Monroe and Kurt Cobain are sprinkled with diamond flakes. Young began as a straightforward photographer of celebrities, getting his start shooting the cover for George Michael's Faith album. Gradually, he shifted his approach to become an artist whose work comments on the phenomenon of celebrity portraiture. Young emulates Andy Warhol's printing style, applying saturated color over screen printed images in which subjects appear blown up and grainy, as though printed on newsprint.

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About the work
P
Phillips

All images: 37 3/8 x 28 7/8 in. (94.9 x 73.3 cm)
All sheets: 44 1/4 x 34 7/8 in. (112.4 x 88.6 cm)

Read more

All images: 37 3/8 x 28 7/8 in. (94.9 x 73.3 cm)
All sheets: 44 1/4 x 34 7/8 in. (112.4 x 88.6 cm)
All framed

Signature
All signed, dated `2008' and numbered `PP 1/2' and `PP 2/2' in pencil (printer's proofs, the edition was 20 for each color combination)
Publisher
Bankrobber, London
Russell Young
British, b. 1959
Follow

Russell Young is interested in the places where the glamour of the American dream meets the darkness of crime, addiction, and death. He explores this in series such as “Dirty Pretty Things” (2010), in which screen printed images of notoriously tragic stars Marilyn Monroe and Kurt Cobain are sprinkled with diamond flakes. Young began as a straightforward photographer of celebrities, getting his start shooting the cover for George Michael's Faith album. Gradually, he shifted his approach to become an artist whose work comments on the phenomenon of celebrity portraiture. Young emulates Andy Warhol's printing style, applying saturated color over screen printed images in which subjects appear blown up and grainy, as though printed on newsprint.

David Bowie: three prints, 2008

Three screenprints in colors, on heavy wove paper, with full margins
44 3/10 × 34 9/10 in
112.4 × 88.6 cm
Edition of 20
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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