Strange Girls 2010-2016

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150 x 150 cm x 4cm in black frame
Stencil spray paint and synthetic polymer paint on 'strange girls' exhibition 2010 canvas.
The Strange Girls text was taken from a very strange turn of the century salvation army banner, trying to recruit wayward girls to its cause.

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.”