This year the glorious London Original Print Fair has left it’s traditional Royal Academy home for a week long London-wide takeover. With the finest galleries, studios and publishers releasing and showcasing new editions from the world’s newest, brightest and most respected artists. From 1-8 May this is a must for all hungry deprived art lovers.
East London’s iconic Jealous are providing some The London Original Print Week’s highlights with editions by established British artist David Shrigley OBE and internationally acclaimed light artist, Chris Levine, amongst others.
‘Stop Panicking’ by David Shrigley is a 12 colour silkscreen, signed and numbered edition with pricing from £900-£2500. With notable projects including a retrospective at The Hayward Gallery, a Turner Prize nominee and a stint on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square with a spectacular giant bronze thumb, Shrigley is certainly one of the contemporary art stars to keep an eye on.
Chris Levine’s important new edition of the iconic British supermodel Kate Moss with eyes closed, comes with a separate artist’s poem and presented in a bespoke neon pink perspex box. This edition will also form part of the Victoria and Albert Museum permanent Art Library Collection and is a signed and numbered edition of 250.
Chris Levine’s projects include the definitive portrait of Queen Elizabeth II with eyes shut, at the National Portrait Gallery, Light performances for The Opera House with Antony and the Johnsons and continued work with Massive attack.