Tim Fishlock | COLOSSEUM SERIES

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Tim Fishlock | COLOSSEUM SERIES

Opens: 19 Jan 2021

A brand new collection of original paintings and limited editions

It comes with great pleasure that we continue to bring you exclusive new works by Tim Fishlock. As an artist who's commentary on the world is as current as the news itself, Fishlock never ceases to create artwork that entertains and brightens a room. COLOSSEUM series does not disappoint...

SEX PSYCHE LAMPISTERIA

Tim Fishlock

SEX PSYCHE LAMPISTERIA

  • 2021
  • Screen print on paper
  • Edition of 25
  • Signed and numbered by the artist
  • 66cm x 100cm

£350

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SEX PSYCHE LAMPISTERIA
SEX PSYCHE LAMPISTERIA
THEIR HOMUNCULUS CURD

Tim Fishlock

THEIR HOMUNCULUS CURD

  • 2021
  • Screen print on paper
  • Edition of 25
  • Signed and numbered by the artist
  • 66cm x 100cm

£350

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Buy with an Interest Free Loan

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Buy 'Tim Fishlock – THEIR HOMUNCULUS CURD' with 10 interest free instalments

THEIR HOMUNCULUS CURD
THEIR HOMUNCULUS CURD
SEX PSYCHE LAMPISTERIA

Tim Fishlock

SEX PSYCHE LAMPISTERIA

  • 2021
  • Acrylic gouache and clear lacquer on wooden panel
  • Original
  • Signed by the artist
  • 105cm x 71cm
  • Sold in artist's frame
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SEX PSYCHE LAMPISTERIA
SEX PSYCHE LAMPISTERIA
SEX PSYCHE LAMPISTERIA

"It’s also interesting to me to produce these works at a time when our cities are so conspicuously bereft of billposters celebrating myriad upcoming live events, hence the decision to use the vernacular of the club night or cheap festival flyer that traditionally wallpaper our cities." - Tim Fishlock

VULGAR HERD PERISTALTIC

Tim Fishlock

VULGAR HERD PERISTALTIC

  • 2021
  • Acrylic gouache clear lacquer on wooden panel
  • Original
  • Signed by the artist
  • 105cm x 71cm
  • Sold in artist's frame
Sold
THEIR HOMUNCULUS CURD

Tim Fishlock

THEIR HOMUNCULUS CURD

  • 2021
  • Acrylic gouache and clear lacquer on wooden panel
  • Original
  • Signed by the artist
  • 105cm x 71cm
  • Sold in artist's frame
Sold
THEIR HOMUNCULUS CURD
THEIR HOMUNCULUS CURD
THEIR HOMUNCULUS CURD

Throughout the UK you will be able to see these posted on billboards - over 10 locations in London alone.

TOUCH CRISIS

Tim Fishlock

TOUCH CRISIS

  • 2021
  • Acrylic gouache and clear lacquer on wooden panel
  • Original
  • Signed by the artist
  • 105cm x 71cm
  • Sold in artist's frame
Sold

COLOSSEUM SERIES


In the late 1950s, JG Ballard created a series of literary collages titled Project For A New Novel. He folded in scientific reports, company brochures and advertising leaflets (what he called ‘invisible literature’) with written exercises in free association to create a surrealistic concoction of cryptic narratives.

Although never realised, Ballard had imagined his experiments as billboards all across London. Both mesmerised and appalled by the power of advertising and its manipulation of the unconscious mind he sort to subvert it with surrealism. He followed the surrealist painters in believing that the world could be remade by the human mind, something he described as ‘the logic of the visible at the service of the invisible’. Much like William Burroughs before him, Ballard would manipulate language, twisting it out of shape to try to get to something unconscious, something truthful about our lived experience. Declan Lloyd writes in The Guardian:

While most billboard ads focus on quick-fire bursts of information, eye-catching imagery and memorable phrases, Ballard inverted this process: stripping them of image in favour of text, and making the message wilfully inscrutable. In doing this he urged the viewer, the consumer, to formulate their own subjective narrative through these fragmentary collages, thus empowering the consumer and reinvigorating the imagination.

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Tim Fishlock, January 2021

Read full statement here

Keep an eye out for the billboards around the UK - A collaboration with UNCLE

UNCLE

UNCLE

Pasted up around Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester in collaboration with UNCLE

Pasted up around Brighton, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester in collaboration with UNCLE

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