Image of Jamie Crewe, Forfeiture, 2019

Jamie Crewe, Forfeiture, 2019

£85.00 - On sale

Digital print of pencil drawing on fluorescent paper.

A3 (42cm x 29.7cm).

Limited edition (of 40).

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Jamie Crewe is an artist and singer whose videos, texts, sculptures and drawings often draw upon historic sources – novels, films, myths and music – as material. These reference points have in the past included American artist James Bidgood, best known for his extravagant gay drama Pink Narcissus (1971); French author Rachilde’s Monsieur Vénus (1884) which describes the relationship between an aristocratic masculine woman and a working class boy who becomes her mistress; the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, and other ancient myths that still speak to a contemporary trans experience. Crewe approaches these from a transfeminine position that is, at times, deeply personal, tracing, adapting and mis-adapting these diverse sources in order to uproot and disrupt.

Our Limited Edition scheme presents and opportunity to own a work by a leading contemporary artist who has worked with the Pavilion. The sale of each Limited Edition directly supports the De La Warr Pavilion Charitable Trust, making future new commissions, exhibitions and education programmes possible.

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