Mike Edwards has created Beans, Beans, Beans especially for the Enter Gallery Art Yard Sale 2022.
Using song lyrics, memorable quotes or his own poetic compositions, Edwards layers text in graduating colours to create his unique artworks.
In Beans Beans Beans Edwards marries his typography work with his Startled Artist series to recreate a five pound note. He uses items from a typical shopping list to produce the shading of the note …but can you spot the band name he’s inserted as a nod to his work portraying musical icons?
On the day of the Art Yard Sale, Edwards will have 10 of this piece on his stand with gaps in the shopping list ready for him to hand-write in grocery items of each person’s choosing.
From a limited edition of 50, the piece has hand-deckled edges and is signed and numbered by the artist.
Size (cm): 50 x 88
Medium: Giclee, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 50
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About the artist
With his pioneering blend of typography and visual imagery, Brighton-based artist Mike Edwards combines the written word with celebrity portraiture, to produce an art that speaks.
In Edwards’ work, musicians become their lyrics and actors are captured through their quotes, as line after line of hand-written text is skilfully arranged into an image of the subject. Working with this textual dimension, Edwards allows personality to fuse with portrait, capturing a sense of character through the combination of type and vision.
Edwards explains: “In the same way that songs sonically amplify the meaning of words, my work is about creating a visual form that can enhance or change meaning in words by using the text itself to create the visual image.”