Size shown here (88 x 69 cm) " />
WE NOW OFFER GLOBAL SHIPPING! Click here for more information more info

Fair tickets

Buy tickets Ticket options
America
 
Helen Gorrill

About Helen Gorrill

About the artwork

I am starting to work on the female form again, and in this new work, re-drawing, re-imaging, re-representing or “vandalising” old masters studies of the female. The work is created from graphite, biro, spray paint, acrylic paint and collaged papers – the collage includes photographed graffiti, tattoos, jewellery and bodyparts cut out from the models of adult/porn magazines, and MAC lipstick together with pigment and Inktense.

The works are varnished and set within a prime range bespoke gloss white frame with very broad white mount, to allow the work to project from the wall. Rather than transcribe the old masters, I wished to “vandalise” them in order to bring them to 2017 London. So rather than looking at an 1814 Ingres nude odalisque, you're looking at a modern-day London girl.

The work also raises questions about the status of females in today's society. Rather than the possible cliche of giving old paintings new life, a new voice, in choosing to re-present these images, an artist in effect "silences" the old ones, overwriting their original intentions. In effect, these new updated mistresses have taken control of the original old master works.

Size shown here (88 x 69 cm)

Helen Gorrill New Mistresses: Ingres' La Grande Odalisque ReDrawn (Old Masters Vandalised), 2017

£695.00
H 69 cm x W 88 cm x D 4 cm
More details
Mixed-Media
Original, Framed
Signed
Gallery:

Sorry, this piece isn't available online. Please contact us for informations about this artwork.

Enquire about this piece

delivery Delivery calculator
Loading...
art Secure payment
Payment for artworks can be made securely by credit or debit card.
advice Easy returns
We offer a 14-day compatibility period for all pieces bought via our online shop, and currently offer free returns from any UK address.
Why buy from us?
  • Art lovingly selected by established galleries
  • Trusted by over 200,000 art lovers every year
  • Friendly art lovers always on hand to help

About Helen Gorrill

About the artwork

I am starting to work on the female form again, and in this new work, re-drawing, re-imaging, re-representing or “vandalising” old masters studies of the female. The work is created from graphite, biro, spray paint, acrylic paint and collaged papers – the collage includes photographed graffiti, tattoos, jewellery and bodyparts cut out from the models of adult/porn magazines, and MAC lipstick together with pigment and Inktense.

The works are varnished and set within a prime range bespoke gloss white frame with very broad white mount, to allow the work to project from the wall. Rather than transcribe the old masters, I wished to “vandalise” them in order to bring them to 2017 London. So rather than looking at an 1814 Ingres nude odalisque, you're looking at a modern-day London girl.

The work also raises questions about the status of females in today's society. Rather than the possible cliche of giving old paintings new life, a new voice, in choosing to re-present these images, an artist in effect "silences" the old ones, overwriting their original intentions. In effect, these new updated mistresses have taken control of the original old master works.

Size shown here (88 x 69 cm)

More from Helen Gorrill

Mona with Headcovering

H 69 cm x W 88 cm x D 4 cm
£950.00

Isla, supersized Sausage Dog

H 69 cm x W 88 cm x D 4 cm
£1,895.00

Neon Boys (step into the light)

H 69 cm x W 88 cm x D 4 cm
£395.00

Waiting for Le Metro

H 69 cm x W 88 cm x D 4 cm
£395.00

New Mistresses: Goya's La Maja Desnuda ReDrawn (Old Masters Vandalised)

H 69 cm x W 88 cm x D 4 cm
£795.00

My Neon Knight in Shining Armour

H 69 cm x W 88 cm x D 4 cm
£395.00

Brody, supersized Whippet

H 69 cm x W 88 cm x D 4 cm
£2,000.00

Burrito, supersized Chiwawa puppy

H 69 cm x W 88 cm x D 4 cm
£1,650.00

A day at the Pompidou

H 69 cm x W 88 cm x D 4 cm
£395.00

Similar Artworks

Albeiro Rojas Tomedes

Waterlily Cape

£2,025.00

Helen Gorrill

New Mistresses: Goya's La Maja Desnuda ReDrawn (Old Masters Vandalised)

£795.00

Victoria Heald

Annie I

£2,000.00

Victoria Heald

Annie II

£2,000.00

Victoria Heald

Annie III

£2,200.00

Victoria Heald

Iconic Dean

£2,200.00

Victoria Heald

Medusa

£2,220.00

Victoria Heald

Apollo

£2,220.00

Victoria Heald

Hanging Around II

£2,900.00

Victoria Heald

Hanging Around I

£2,900.00

Henry Walsh

Beneficence IV

£900.00

William Grob

The innocent one needs a mask

£950.00

William Grob

Even dinosaurs

£950.00

William Grob

New York Complex

£850.00

William Grob

A new type of war

£850.00

William Grob

Strong Arm

£850.00

Buy your tickets to Affordable Art Fair today, we look forward to seeing you at one of our fairs!

BUY TICKETS

Contact

$this->

This Gallery is currently on holiday and will respond with your query on their return.

Your Bag

(0) Items in your bag

You have no items in your shopping cart.

1 item added to bag