Whaam! is an original piece by London-based duo, Miss Bugs - one of the most exciting mixed media artist-collectives working in the UK right now.
The artwork was created for their first solo show back in 2008, and is a prime example of their signature style. Namely, ‘mash ups’ of well-known pieces of art, transformed in their own dark and distinctive style.
This is Miss Bugs’ interpretation of Roy Lichtenstein’s iconic artwork of the same name. It depicts Miss Universe wearing a gown fashioned from fighter jets, proudly sporting her crown and sash as the world explodes around her.
This is an original piece, signed by the artists and it comes framed in a deep white tray frame.
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Hand Finished: Yes
Edition Type: Original
Edition Size: 1
Size (cm): 120 x 93
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About the artist
Hailing from a background in photography and graphics, Miss Bugs’ aesthetic is inspired by cutting and pasting existing images and artworks; ‘remixing and sampling classics’ to create new pieces in their own distinct style.
Seen as ‘Visual DJs’, Miss Bugs’ work incorporates the familiar with the unfamiliar, altering artistic influences we know, from the likes of Basquiat, Picasso and Gary Hume, in a surrealistic, and darkly dreamlike style. The result is subversive, thought-provoking, post-apocalyptic pop culture art.
Since 2007, Miss Bugs have moved from small scale works on paper, to life-size cut outs of characters placed on the streets of London, to their more recent large scale, labour intensive pieces, which incorporate laser cut planes of wood, hundreds of small objects and poured resin.
The focus of Miss Bugs’ work lies in developing characters that tell a story. Archetypal imagery is sourced from magazines, art history and films as a starting point. These images are then cut, overlaid and distorted to produce character portraits, layered with carefully-placed pattern and colour to create an arresting graphic look.