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Artist Influences

You cannot underestimate what sort of influence an artist can have on another.

From writers and philosophers to sculptors and street artists, there is a wealth of inspiration over the centuries that captured the minds of our artists.

We have curated a selection of works that will inspire and you can also enjoy the bonus of making an offer now on artworks you love.

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Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry (otherwise known as his female alter-ego Claire) is influenced by a variety of sources, including popular culture, art history, and a variety of personal experiences. He has cited the work of artists such as William Hogarth, Robert Rauschenberg, and Marcel Duchamp as influential to his own creative practice.

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2019

Etching on paper

Signed and numbered by the artist on verso

69 x 101 cm

Edition of 68

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Selfie with Political Causes

2018

Colour etching on paper

Signed and numbered by the artist

102 x 70 cm

Edition of 68

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Boo Saville

Boo Saville is a contemporary British artist best known for her large-scale, abstract paintings that explore themes of life, death, and the human body. She points towards a variety of artistic influences, including the paintings of Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud, as well as the writings of philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche and poet Sylvia Plath. In the past, Saville has spoken about the impact of her own experiences with illness and mortality on her art.

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Multi-layered archival pigment print

Edition of 40

Signed and numbered by the artist

95 x 122 cm

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Dave White

Dave White is primarily known for his pioneering of the Sneaker Art movement and energetic paintings of animals. White has also spoken about the influence of artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat and Francis Bacon on his approach to painting, and he often incorporates bold, expressive brushstrokes and vibrant colours to bring his work to life.

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Originals
Dave White
Sing II
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Originals
Dave White
Sing I
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Dave White
Grizzly Bear
£1,400
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Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat was heavily influenced by a wide range of sources, including street art, graffiti, hip-hop culture, African art, Zydeco, Mississippi Delta Blues, and the works of artists such as Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, and Cy Twombly. He also drew inspiration from his own experiences growing up in Brooklyn and his interest in social and political issues surrounding the African-American experience.

Phooey

1982/2021

Screen print on paper

Artist's Proof of 15

Stamped and signed by Lisane Basquiat and Jeanine Heriveaux, the artist’s sisters and administrators of the Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat.

215cm x 110cm

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Mark Powell

Mark Powell is known for his detailed, lifelike drawings of people and animals, often created using vintage ephemera as his canvas. He’s cited a variety of influences on his work, including the Old Masters of the Renaissance period, such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, as well as contemporary artists like Jenny Saville and Lucian Freud. Powell is also inspired by the history and character of the materials he works with, such as the aged paper he uses for his drawings, often incorporating elements of the paper's texture and colour into his compositions.

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2023

Ballpoint pen drawing on a collection of antique envelopes

Original

Signed by the artist

55cm x 58cm

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Head to the Coast

2023

Ballpoint pen drawing on an original antique map of Ireland

Original

Signed by the artist

74cm x 50cm

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Patrick Hughes

Influenced by the history of art and architecture, he often references famous historical works and styles from throughout art history in his paintings. Hughes has spoken about the impact of his experience with dyslexia on his art and often incorporates clever wordplay and visual puns into his compositions. Other wide-reaching influences include the Bauhaus movement, Paul Klee, Giorgio de Chirico, René Magritte, M. C Escher and the writings of philosophers such as Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Light and Shade

2022

Photographic collage and oil on board construction

Edition of 5

Signed and numbered

11cm x 52cm x 33cm

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Popsee

2020

3D Hand-painted multiple with archival inkjet

Edition of 75

17cm x 102cm x 45cm

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Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin states that she’s been influenced by a variety of factors throughout her life and career, including her personal experiences, relationships, and struggles with mental health. Over the years she’s mentioned the work of other artists, such as Edvard Munch and Egon Schiele, as significant influences on her own artistic style.

Oh So Strange

2011

Monoprint on paper

Original

Signed by the artist

21cm x 30cm

Sold framed (56 x 47 cm)

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Hurt Heart

2021

Lithographs on paper

Edition of 50

Signed, numbered and dated by the artist

74cm x 94cm

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