Digital pigment screenprint
Edition of 75 + 10 APs
76 x 112cm
About the artwork
Michael Fullerton's work includes painting, printmaking, film and sculpture. Fullerton often works with portraiture, highlighting the interplay between representation and power. For his Studio Voltaire edition, the artist has taken a cosmetics advertisement featuring legendary model Karen Graham, the original spokesmodel for early Estée Lauder advertising campaigns. The artist has a long-standing interest in the portraiture of female pioneers including Violet Sazbo and Lady Cosgrove.
About the artist
Michael Fullerton (b. 1971, Belshill; lives and works in Glasgow) completed his MA on the painting programme at the Glasgow School of Art in 2002. Recent solo exhibitions include Pump House Gallery, London (2019); Carl Freedman Gallery, London (2015); S1 Space, Sheffield and Graves Gallery, Museums Sheffield, UK (2015); Greene Naftali, New York (2014); Chisenhale Gallery, London (2010); Carl Freedman Gallery, London (2007); and Tate Britain, London (2005). Fullerton is represented by Carl Freedman Gallery, London and Greene Naftali, New York.
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