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3 May 2018: My latest print edition is released to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the May 1968 student protests in Paris.

Neon Graffiti print

Title: ‘Neon Graffiti (for Guy Debord and The Situationist International)’
Edition size: 50 (signed and numbered by the artist)
Print type: Giclée print on A2 330gsm archival quality Somerset Velvet cotton rag paper, with hand-torn deckle edges
Image size: width 47.2cm x height 35.4cm
Paper size: width 56.4cm x height 42cm
[more images of the print below]

This contemporary art print is a direct, high-resolution giclée reproduction of my  painting ‘Neon Graffiti (for Guy Debord and The Situationist International)’. In this piece I appropriated a slogan “Ne Travaillez Jamais” painted by Guy Debord across a wall on the Rue De Seine, Paris (circa 1953). It translates literally as “Never Work” and was still legible in ’68 when it was co-opted (along with many other ideas of the Situationists) and became one of many slogans mass-printed and distributed on posters, leaflets and placards in the student revolt of May that year.

This brand new limited edition print is released in a signed and numbered edition of 50 on A2 350gsm archival quality Somerset Velvet cotton rag paper, with hand-torn deckle edges. It is available at a very special introductory price of £68.00** until midnight on 31 May 2018.
(**after this date the price will revert to the gallery price of £150).
Available now at £68.00 – to order please select your shipping option below

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I Think Of You And I Smile (crop)An image of my painting I Think Of You And I Smile has been included in a community project on Worthing’s 1930s Streamline Moderne pier.

Art On The Pier‘ was unveiled a week ago, and will be in situ until May 2017.

My piece is one of 50 selected by Creative Waves, and on display – alongside 2 other projects ‘Appear On The Pier’ (featuring ‘selfies’ created by local school pupils) and ‘Post To The Coast’ (a postcard response project) – in the open-air galleries along the centre of the pier.

Signed and numbered print editions of I Think Of You And I Smile are available from Subversion Gallery, Glasgow and Art Republic, Brighton, as well as Sticks Gallery, Portsmouth (for a limited time).

The Last Bastion Of Hope, 2014, oil and mixed media on canvas, 100cm x 150cmToday sees the release of a new print edition.

The Last Bastion Of Hope is the latest in my “bleak postcards” series of paintings* to be released as a limited edition print.

Set in a bleak, twilit landscape, the neon serves as a sign of life, of hope, in this barren wilderness. And yet, as you draw nearer, you can’t shake the creeping feeling that this place was abandoned long ago. It’s just that someone forgot to switch the neon lights off.

*see also Kiss Me Quick and Wish You Were Here.

The print is a limited giclée print from an edition of 50, signed and numbered by the artist, and printed on 330gsm Somerset Velvet paper with hand torn deckled edges.
Available now through Art Republic.

I’ve been hunkered down finishing new paintings for a group show at 45 Park Lane next month. All very last minute, as I was only approached to take part 3 weeks ago. Hence the lack of posts/updates recently.

10 Nov 15 – 07 Jan 16 / Group Exhibition
WAC winners Dominic Bradnum & Kirsten Baskett with 45 Park Lane Artists Group
45 Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1PN

I will be showing 4 new works, including this one:

Neon Graffiti (For Guy Debord & The Situationist International), 2015, oil and mixed media on canvas, 75cm x 100cm

Later in the month, I have been coaxed out of DJ semi-retirement to play some French records at the inaugural Hastings Mon Amour night. Top billing will be a screening of Truffaut’s sublime ménage à trois Jules et Jim, with my questionable DJ skills before and after.

20 Nov 15 / L’Amour Electronique DJ set
Hastings Mon Amour with film screening of Jules et Jim
The Observer Building, 53 Cambridge Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1DT

I’m also releasing a new print edition in the coming weeks. More on that soon.

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My Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll prints are currently on sale through Art Republic at a reduced price for a limited period.

Art Republic screen shot 18 aug 15

Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, 2014, oil on canvas, 40cm x 120cmTaken from highest quality photographic captures of the original painting, each giclée print comes from a limited edition of just 50 and is signed and numbered by the artist. The prints are reproduced on 330gsm Somerset Velvet cotton rag paper with hand-torn deckled edges – image size 80cm x 26cm, paper size 88cm x 34cm. YOU CAN BUY THEM HERE AT THE REDUCED PRICE OF £175>>