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Paperino

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Paperino

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Adam Robinson

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$ 2,600

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2021

Collage, comic panels, wooden strips on canvas

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Dimensions: 102cm (H) x 72cm (W) x 4cm (D) / 40.2" (H) x 28.3" (W) x 1.6" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.

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A collection of vintage comic panels arranged on canvas with painted wooden strips. The work is mounted behind conservation glass within a dark brown, wooden frame.
Using two identical and original copies of an Italian Disney comic from 1973, these panels have been cut from pages and laid out to form a vibrant, geometric pattern. The intended story arc has been scrambled in the arrangement allowing a new, absurd narrative to form. The artwork mainly features depictions of Donald Duck who is known in Italy as Paperino.
The use of vintage comics as a source material evokes a sense of nostalgia.

Listed size includes the frame.

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Artist Profile

Born: 1974

Hometown: London

Based in: London

Adam Robinson is an emerging artist who was born and raised in Sydney and has been living and working in London for the past 18 years. Robinson’s work reflects his passion for colour, found materials and the processes of collecting and arranging. He draws inspiration from a wide variety of sources with architecture and the built environment being particularly influential.

The found and sometimes forgotten materials he uses, with their strong sense of nostalgia and history, are a further source of inspiration and fascination to him. He aims to transform these objects such that they exist in a more contemporary and ordered context and with a clean, vibrant and geometric aesthetic.

He also enjoys the emotional response that colour and repetition can bring and the notion that once the materials are altered, rearranged and framed they are perceived in an altogether different way.

Since graduating in Australia with a degree in Theatre Design he has worked primarily in television as an Art Director but now focuses on his art practice. Adam Robinson has exhibited in numerous exhibitions and art fairs both in London and New York.


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