Child soldier 2 , 2013, 30 x 25 cm, etching / chine-collé, grey, V.E. 30

Child soldier 2 , 2013, 30 x 25 cm,
etching / chine-collé, grey, V.E. 30

Threadneedle and Multiplied

Julian Page has asked me to make some new prints for Multiplied and I have been playing around with the image of Child soldiers.

I had already made several paintings on this subject for my recent solo show at Kings Place gallery and i wanted to try them in etching too.

Till now I have etched four different plates which will serve as a matrix plate and together with printer Sanju Matthew we have printed them on a variation of Chine collé grounds. That means that the edition of each plate (30 in all) will be an variable one which gives me the freedom to experiment on a wider scale.

In the meantime you can see one of my painting, Child Soldiers 3 which has been selected for in the Threadneedle Prize Exhibition.

Acquisitions: Just heard that the Ashmolean Prints & Drawings collection has through the generosity of their former senior librarian acquired 2 of my prints, Jael & Sisera 1 ( inspired by the wonderful Rembrandt drawing of that title in their collection) and Lot and his daughters 2.

film/interview: Thomas Voelker, a Berlin artist has made a short interview/art film in response to my recent solo show, titled Postcards from the edge which you can watch here.

18-21 October 2013
Multiplied with Julian Page Fine Art
Christie’s, South Kensington, 85 Old Brompton Road
London SW7 3LD

25 September -12 October 2013
The Threadneedle Prize Open Exhibition 2013
Mall Galleries, Mall Galleries Opening times: 10am- 5pm


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