Jake & Dinos Chapman grew up largely in Hastings, a faded seaside town in southeast England. After studying art separately in London, they began their collaborative career in 1988 by enrolling together at the Royal College of Art. From the get-go, they were involved with one of the most famous, and provocative partnerships in world of modern British art, working as assistants to Gilbert & George.
Despite their differences, it is easy to see a kinship between the two duos: the same tendency to combine sophistication and gutter humor, the same desire to explore the topics most likely to cause offence, and, of course, the same sense of working as an indivisible artistic unit. But, since they began their career a quarter of a century ago, the Chapmans’ work has had a strange and disturbing identity all of its own.
Edition of 113
85 x 85 cm
After two successful releases back in June (both prints sold out within 2 hours), Katrin Fridriks and Avant Arte teamed up once again with Coriander studio print house for another exceptional limited edition. Created using fully archival inkjet technology on 410gsm Somerset enhanced radiant white satin paper, the sections of the image are hand embossed and accented with silkscreened high gloss UV spot varnish.