This homeless man is frequently seen around west Lake. This is the first of a series of large portraits showing each social class in modern day China. 这位老者经常出现在西湖边。这幅作品是当代中国各个阶层人物画像系列中的第一幅。 Acrylic on canvas 120cm x 100cm 7,200RMB *Limited edition prints available on request for 1,500RMB (unframed) and 2,400RMB framed)
After the dust, booze and smoke settled on Saturday's art show party I went around to the venue yesterday to take some photos of the exhibition without the people, here are the results...(Thanks to Joseph from MORE Magazine for the extra photos)
BIG thanks to all the lovely people who came out last Saturday night for my art show. Ridiculously good looking group! I loves you all! These fantastic photos were taken by the lavishly talented Eve Kaskel, if you have an event you could do a lot worse than hire this photographer....
1- New Artwork I'll be showing off some new artwork including the official unveiling of the Hangzhou Wall of Fame and others from this year... 2- Bangin' Party Tunes! DJ Louce will be on the decks playing the best party music all night 3- Live Music Anna, Gav and Mario will be playing an acoustic set from 8.30pm 4- The Coolest People The last show was a like a who's who of Hanghzou... 5- Best food and drink in Binjiang Top class menu and great craft beer, why not get there ea
In this study in realism Gavin reproduces a photo image of a can of beer from his hometown. He argues that design and beauty is discarded in a consumeristic culture. Gavin在这幅作品中用现实主义表现一个压扁了的来自他家乡的啤酒罐。他认为经典设计在任何形态下都有着不同的视觉价值。 Acrylic on canvas 150cm x 100cm 6,200RMB *Limited edition prints available on request from 1,500RMB (unframed) and 1,800RMB framed)
In this piece Gavin is exploring the vulnerability of intimacy. In the technique of Jack Vettriano he staged a photoshoot with his girlfriend and painted the results Gavin在这幅作品中尝试表现出脆弱的亲密关系。 Acrylic on canvas 100cm x 100cm 5,200RMB *Limited edition prints available on request for 1,600RMB (unframed) and 2,400RMB framed)
After losing a friend to depression and having to deal with close friends going through hard times Gavin wanted to paint a picture to combat despair. Taking inspiration from the great British pop artist Peter Blake Gav has tried a more retro graphic style. This graphic art piece is more than a simple message of hope...it's 2 messages of hope! Can you spot the secondary phrase hidden in the piece and solve the mystery? 在经历了一位朋友由于抑郁自尽和一些其他亲密朋友在生活中反复受挫之后，Gavin创作了这幅作品，希望能够让大家打起精神
More Americans have died from guns in the US since 1968 than on battlefields of all the wars in American history. This artwork attempts to suggest that guns and murder are as engrained into the culture as the flag itself. A book I read a while ago made the argument that it makes little economic sense to reform gun control at all. With the domestic arms market worth around $6 billion and moreover the prison industry worth $5 billion in 2014, the system isn't financial incentiv