Ryan Callanan AKA Ryca is known for his fun artworks that combine techniques and typography used in old-fashioned pub signage with motifs from popular culture. Via his prints and signage, Callanan’s aim is to ‘establish the aesthetic of old-fashioned signage as an art form.’
To create Absofuckinlutely, the artist carves his chosen phrase into the wood, which he then hand-finishes with 23ct gold leaf. Next, he applies a silkscreen print to the glass to enhance the 3D effect.
From a limited edition of five, the piece is signed by the artist on the back.
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Hand Finished: Yes
Medium: Silkscreen, enamel, 23ct gold leaf, wood frame
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 5
Size (cm): 26 x 116
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About the artist
Ryan Callanan aka RYCA is a British contemporary artist with a distinctive body of work. Whether via his prints, sculptures, or recreations of traditional pub signage, RYCA has a unique knack for capturing the zeitgeist. Fusing the modern and the traditional, to create new and exciting takes on familiar references.
His latest show, 'Words are Weapons', marks 15 years since he started making his enormously-popular, typographical works. This new collection pays homage to moments in music, film and TV that are so iconic they are now ingrained in popular culture and evoke nostalgia in us all.
"This show is my version of a word search. Some phrases will jump out at you immediately, while others will make you scratch your head.” RYCA