David Shrigley Prints

Explore the unique artistic world of David Shrigley, whose work combines humor and a minimalist aesthetic to comment on everyday life. His fine art prints, available for sale, offer a distinctive blend of visual simplicity and sharp wit, capturing the essence of his approach to contemporary art.

David Shrigley is a British artist celebrated for his distinctive and deceptively simple artistic style, coupled with a sharp, incisive sense of humor. Born in 1968 in Macclesfield, England, his multifaceted artistic practice encompasses drawings, paintings, sculptures, animated films, and limited edition prints, all unified by an intentionally crude graphic style that cleverly reflects on the absurdities of the human condition. Shrigley’s work engages with a directness that simplifies the complexity of modern life, making his artwork both accessible and profoundly insightful. His unique approach draws on elements of Pop Art, yet diverges by emphasizing the peculiarities and ironies of everyday existence rather than focusing on consumer culture. Known particularly for his drawings and paintings, David Shrigley employs a deliberately naive and raw aesthetic. These artworks often incorporate text, adding layers of ironic or deadpan commentary that underscore the visual humor or surprise within the imagery, making him a notable figure in contemporary text-based art. His prints and limited edition artworks further showcase his ability to distill complex cultural critiques into engaging visual and textual forms, appealing to a wide audience beyond traditional art circles. These limited editions are especially sought after for their witty encapsulation of Shrigley’s artistic voice. In addition to his two-dimensional work, Shrigley’s three-dimensional pieces and public installations bring his peculiar narratives and characters into the physical world, expanding the scope of his artistic commentary. His seamless blending of visual and textual elements positions him uniquely in the contemporary art scene, resonating with both art critics and the general public. David Shrigley’s art not only entertains but also provokes reflection on the quirks of contemporary life, illustrating his pivotal role in the realm of modern art. Nominated for the Turner Prize in 2013, Shrigley’s art has been shown by major museums worldwide, including K Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul (2021), Museo De Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago de Chile (2016), Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich (2014), and the Hayward Gallery in London (2012).

Auction record: US$ 165k, Sothebys’s, New York, 2023


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