Carlo Ponti's nightmare II - Sophia Loren Handfinished
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100 x 100 cm x 4cm
Stencil spray paint on canvas with Krink tags
2016 / 2018
From the Saatchi Gallery solo show 'teenage kicks'
Pure Evil explains that a chance email from a Chinese “copy village” gave impetus to his “Nightmare Series.” The village offered, via email, a list of artists it could reproduce, including three Andy Warhol paintings. The idea of Warhol’s entire artistic output distilled right down to three small 64 x64 pixel thumbnails of Jackie Kennedy, Liz Taylor and an Electric Chair became the inspiration for these doomed and dripping celebrity portraits. Why are they crying ? “Its an illustration of the heartbreak and sadness we have all experienced in relationships in the past.”