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Village People, Original

Haus of Lucy is a satirical mastermind who sources unsung pieces art and transforms them with amusing subtle details. In doing so, she not only raises a smile, but invites us to consider the society we live in and to question the true character of art in the twenty-first century.

In this piece, the artist appropriates a found painting of a procession and adds rainbow motifs and signage to transform the parade into a raucous Pride celebration.

"The villagers were so excited! They had been planning their Pride Parade for months and had managed to secure one of S Club (no one knew which one, but they hoped it wasn't Paul) to perform on the day. Lord Wellington couldn't wait to get to the party; he'd had his eye on the local blacksmith for years and he had a feeling tonight could be the night. But first, where WAS that woman selling rainbow candy floss?" Haus of Lucy

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    Signed: Yes
    Framed: Yes
    Hand Finished: Yes
    Medium: Collage and acrylic paint
    Edition Type: Original
    Edition Size: 1
    Size (cm): 77 x 48
    SKU: EG00440
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    About the artist
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    Contemporary artist and graphic designer Haus of Lucy, AKA Lucy Bryant merges classical fine art with satirical elements from contemporary culture for a wry and caustic aesthetic. Working across collage, print and sculpture, Haus Of Lucy’s work is a modern-day take on the Dadaist practice of objet trouvé. Taking ‘found’ original artworks, Haus Of Lucy adds unexpected details: an EasyJet Plane soaring above a pastoral idyll or a hot dog in the hand of a porcelain figurine. 

    Influenced by Pop Art and Punk, Lucy's rebellious approach to classicism is tongue-in-cheek, asking the viewer to question contemporary culture.

    In 2023, Enter Gallery hosted Lucy's debut solo show, Ghost Town, which explored the death of the high street and its knock-on effect on our sense of connection and community.