Jasper Knight takes after pop masters of the past. Rather than starlets however, he pictures icons of decaying industry - beams, machinery, buildings and lighthouses. Found on the city’s outskirts, these images trade in a strange dichotomy: urban detritus rendered in oozing, technicolour excess.
‘Hornby’ is quintessential Knight. He pictures the lighthouse that overlooks Lady Bay in New South Wales from below, creating a sense of awe. Like the crumbling statues of antiquity, ‘Hornby’ is an ode to a bygone time. Many of lighthouses now lie mostly dormant, their aesthetic overriding their practical function.
Knight has been a finalist in the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes. Using bright, flat colour-blocking with characteristic paint-drips to depict his subjects, Knights style is cool and bold. This statuesque screenprint will an edge to your space, enriching collections of contemporary art and Knight.
Jasper KNIGHT (1978 - )
screenprint on paper
Edition of 30
Image Size: 76 x 57 cm
Dimensions: 76 x 57 cm
Signed: Numbered, titled, signed and dated in margin
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Printed onto Stonehenge 250gsm fine art archival rag paper.Very minor imperfections
Availability: in stock
Condition:As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.
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