Artist's description:

The Utopia series is a bright and colourful series of paintings with more than a nod to pop art. Inspired by a fusion of the masters of pop art James Rosenquist, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol and the graffiti style of Jean-Michel Basquiat and David Carson. It features the recognisable iconic items from the later half of the 20th century and blends them in with distressed graffiti-like layers.

This painting is the first in a series of paintings I am making, it is a considerable change in my recent style of paintings and is a return to a style of work I was making almost 20 years ago. While doing my MA in creative multimedia I focused on creating digital fine art and discovered a sheer delight in digital collage. This is a return to that aesthetic but in a painted form rather than a digital one. I have unleashed my inner control freak recently in my return to printmaking and now it is back in the driving seat!

The canvases I use are personally stretched by me using a high quality heavy weight cotton canvas, which then is primed with three coats of gesso. This ensures a more substantial and durable canvas stretcher than the off the shelf canvases. I use high quality artist materials to paint with and once a painting is complete I add a coat or two of UV varnish to protect the artwork against UV light and dust.

MEDIUM:
Acrylic paint and mixed media on stretched canvas.

DIMENSIONS:
Height : 24 inches (61 cm)
Width : 52 inches (132 cm)
Depth : 1.5 inches (4 cm)

Sides painted to match the painting.

READY TO HANG:
All canvases are fitted with sawtooth hangers to enable easy hanging (shown in image).

SHIPPING:
All paintings are packed very carefully in cardboard boxes (recycled where possible) with generous layers of bubble wrap to protect them.
All orders will be processed and shipped within 3 business days.
Once shipped, you will receive an email with your tracking details and expected delivery date. If you require a specific date for delivery just let me know.
All deliveries will require a signature on delivery.

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INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:

Any excess shipping costs will be refunded to you.

Shipping costs listed are for shipping the painting ready to hang. More economical shipping charges are available if they are shipped removed from the stretcher and rolled in a tube with the stretcher bars inside. Any professional framer will be able to re-stretch it for you easily. If you are interested in rolled shipping, please contact me for shipping costs.

If your country is not listed in the shipping tab, please contact me for a quote. Please include your country and post code /zip code. and I will get right back to you with a quote and options for shipping the painting to you.

CUSTOMS
International deliveries may be subject to local customs duties, these vary from country to country but you can calculate these additional fees here: http://www.dutycalculator.com/ Local customs duties are the responsibility of the buyer.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.
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Materials used:

acrylic paint, UV varnish, stretched canvas, gesso, pencil

Thinking Utopia (pop art with a theme of sci-fi, Pontiac cars, science and the 70's) (2018)

Now $805.04 $1,073.39

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