Michael Fullerton

Estée, 2015


Digital pigment screenprint
Edition of 75 + 10 APs
76 x 112cm
This work comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.





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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. 

Studio Voltaire has been supporting artists for over twenty years, through our renowned programme of exhibitions, performances, events and education projects as well as providing affordable studios.

We have gained a reputation for championing both emerging and underrepresented artistic practices, often at key stage in the artist’s career. These have included Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Phyllida Barlow, Ruth Ewan, Elizabeth Price, Jo Spence, Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan, Richard Slee and Cathy Wilkes.

The gallery also provides an important UK platform for international artists, often providing them their first-ever presentation in the UK. These have included Nairy Baghramian, Thea Djordjadze, Nicole Eisenman, Judith Hopf, Paulina Olowska and Henrik Olesen.