This artwork was last updated 151 days ago.
Textile (Cotton, Fabric, Thread), Archival pigment inks on cotton rag paper
Edition of 80
Dimensions: 175cm (H) x 70cm (W) / 68.9" (H) x 27.6" (W)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings
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About the art
Magnus Gjoen's evocative work treads a fascinating line between humour and horror. By offering a modern take on old masterpieces, and transforming items typically associated with violence into delicate works of art, Gjoen challenges our preconceived notions of beauty. His work combines Street Art, Pop Art and Fine Art sensibilities, and highlights humanity's capacity for creating immense beauty one minute, and mass destruction the next.
In Flowerbomb II, Gjoen adorns a lethal atom bomb with cherubs and flowers, suggesting the potential power of a bomb made of beauty. The piece invites the observer to consider what life could be like if we decided to spread love over hate.
This giclee print is from a limited edition of 80, signed by the artist.
Size (cm): 70 x 175
Based in: London
Born in London to Norwegian parents, Magnus Gjoen grew up in Switzerland, Denmark, Italy as well as in the UK. As a contemporary artist Gjoen has exhibited worldwide and has been acquired for the permanent collections of the Haifa Museum of Art and Daimler collection.
He questions the notions of …
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