This dynamic print from Irish conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin, is from a limited-edition of just 20, produced for the Royal Academy’s exclusive RA Editions programme.
The open book, carefully cropped with its pages mid-turn, is a nod to both Craig-Martin’s impressive career as one of the most influential artists and teachers of our generation, and to the Royal Academy’s pioneering work as a centre for learning and debate.
Adopting his signature vibrant colour palette, ‘Book’ is a prime example of the artist's playful and revered exploration of everyday objects.
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Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 20
Size (cm): 60 x 60
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About the artist
Conceptual artist and painter Michael Craig-Martin is known for capturing the beauty in the everyday. Working with lurid and unexpected colour combinations and flat, minimalist compositions, Craig-Martin’s distinctive depictions of quotidian objects have secured him a place as one of the world’s most sought-after artists of the conceptual movement.
Teaching at Goldsmiths College School of Art from 1974–88, and again from 1994–2000, Craig-Martin was a key figure in the development of the Young British Artists, including Gary Hume, Ian Davenport, and Damien Hirst – a set who would go on to inspire a generation and leave an indelible mark on modern art. Craig-Martin’s influence can still be felt in the work of these artists, and his inimitable style continues to inspire new generations of emerging practitioners.
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