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From: The Gallery Staff 1-5. series


Screenprint on 6 mm clear float toughened glass presented in black tulip wood frame specified by the artist

Frame 57.5 × 93.5 × 6.5 cm

Edition of 20 plus 5 artist’s proofs

Copy AP4

Signed in black ink on a label printed with artwork and gallery details with a printed copy number, affixed to the reverse of the frame

Guide Price: £9,000

Julian Opie was born in London in 1958. Opie uses urban and rural landscapes, as well as moving figures, to bring time-honoured artistic genres into the twenty-first century. His works have been realised in a variety of media including silkscreen, vinyl, LCD, LED, lenticular and flocking. He draws inspiration from both high art, design and the vernacular; lightbox advertising, Japanese Manga, seventeenth and eighteenth-century portraiture, nineteenth-century silhouettes and ancient Egyptian art. Opie was awarded Music Week CADS, Best Illustration award for his album cover for Best of Blur. His art is presented in private and public commissions all over the world including in Tokyo, London, South Korea and Luxembourg. His work can be found in public collections worldwide including National Portrait Gallery, London; The Institut Valencià d'Art Modern; Essl Collection, Vienna; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Japan and Institute of Contemporary Arts, Boston.

Please note if you are interested in bidding on this piece, please email Samuel Morton: smorton@freedomfromtorture.org or call +44 (0) 207 697 7808

Terms and Conditions: Please note all works will be available for collection from Wednesday 17 November 2021 at Freedom from Torture offices, 111 Isledon Road, London N7 7JW. The artwork will be safely stored, free of charge until Friday 17 December 2021. Alternatively, Freedom from Torture can help organise national and international delivery of artworks through a third party, to the winner. The winning bidder will be responsible for all delivery costs and will be invoiced directly by the third party.

Lot No.: EL89-96-00003
Kindly donated by Julian Opie and Cristea Roberts Gallery