Will Cotton, ‘FOUR OF COINS, From the series "Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project" Limited Edition 5th Anniversary Print Collection’, 2015, ART CAPSUL
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Will Cotton

FOUR OF COINS, 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
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$3,500
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The Four of Coins represents possessions, consumption, and can signify gluttony and greed. Cotton’s …

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Will Cotton
American, b. 1965
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Using a refined painterly technique inspired by the Hudson River School and traditional figure painting, Will Cotton paints surrealistic foodscapes and demure female nudes wearing lollipop crowns, lounging in cotton candy, or adorned with cupcake foils. Cotton paints from life, constructing elaborate models using real baked goods and other confectionery, from which he derives the fantastical environments depicted in his large-scale canvases. Cotton’s work has been interpreted as a criticism of the greed and the overindulgence of American society, as well as a contemporary re-imagination of traditional genres such as landscape and portraiture. Cotton has also directed his creative energies toward the realm of popular culture, acting as art director for Katy Perry’s California Gurls (2010) music video and depicting the singer in a series of paintings.

Will Cotton, ‘FOUR OF COINS, From the series "Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project" Limited Edition 5th Anniversary Print Collection’, 2015, ART CAPSUL
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The Four of Coins represents possessions, consumption, and can signify gluttony and greed. Cotton’s fantastical skyscapes of dreamy pink clouds, angelic females adorned with whipped cream and sugar accents, and his beckoning scenes of bountiful confectionaries for which he is best known, prey on the senses and …

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Will Cotton
American, b. 1965
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Using a refined painterly technique inspired by the Hudson River School and traditional figure painting, Will Cotton paints surrealistic foodscapes and demure female nudes wearing lollipop crowns, lounging in cotton candy, or adorned with cupcake foils. Cotton paints from life, constructing elaborate models using real baked goods and other confectionery, from which he derives the fantastical environments depicted in his large-scale canvases. Cotton’s work has been interpreted as a criticism of the greed and the overindulgence of American society, as well as a contemporary re-imagination of traditional genres such as landscape and portraiture. Cotton has also directed his creative energies toward the realm of popular culture, acting as art director for Katy Perry’s California Gurls (2010) music video and depicting the singer in a series of paintings.

Will Cotton

FOUR OF COINS, 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
.
$3,500
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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