Madonna & Child is a homage to mothers, whose identity as a woman can sometimes be erased or overshadowed by motherhood. It expresses motherhood at its most primitive level, feeding her child in a natural way. This piece is a play on the famous original piece “Madonna and Child” by Duccio di Buoninsegna, reinterpreted to be represented by the modern black mother.
She who, is graceful and stylish in appearance and manner.
The capability to feel or perceive. The awareness of one’s own existence
Radiating rays or reflecting beams of light. Vividly bright, shinning and glowing. Marked by or expressive of love, confidence and happiness.
William Hogarth a well known British illustrator of its time once released two striking prints called Beer Street
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Shaquille-Aaron Keith is one of the artists to collaborate with us and sell his prints worldwide. He was
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Inspired by the native North American artefacts from the British Museum, these totem poles caricature drunken creatures expressing both human emotions and those of drunkenness. Each character shown within these totem poles are experiments into attempting to further exaggerate the feeling of being drunk and merry.
Inspired by his frustrated years of bartending, Thomas Moore created this pair of intricate drawings, which contrast the class divide in British drinking.
From working in rowdy and grimy pubs to posh and extravagant gin bars, Thomas naturally brought his experiences serving alcohol to the public into his work to create these dark humoured pieces of social commentary; from a pint and a packet of crisps to martinis with oysters.
Gin Lane 2016 is Thomas Moore’s reimagining of William Hogarth’s legendary etching of 1751. Three hundred years after Hogarth reflected the public health crises of his day, which at the time was drunkenness via gin, Thomas made this reinterpretation commissioned by The Royal Society for Public Health to reflect what our public health concerns are today.