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Russell Young

Marilyn Close Up (Atomic Silver and Black), 2011

Screenprint, acrylic, enamel and diamond dust on canvas
62 × 48 in
157.5 × 121.9 cm
Edition CVII2011
This is part of a limited edition set.
$20,000 - 30,000
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Excellent
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed on verso
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Russell Young
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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Good To Know: Professionally framed, stored in humidity controlled art storage facility, condition …

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Good To Know: Professionally framed, stored in humidity controlled art storage facility, condition report available upon request.

Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed on verso
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Image rights
Russell Young
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.

Russell Young

Marilyn Close Up (Atomic Silver and Black), 2011

Screenprint, acrylic, enamel and diamond dust on canvas
62 × 48 in
157.5 × 121.9 cm
Edition CVII2011
This is part of a limited edition set.
$20,000 - 30,000
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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