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Bat Gay (on an Urbox) Painting

Juan Sly

United Kingdom

Painting, Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 23.2 W x 29.9 H x 1.6 D in

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Batgay After years of KAPOWs, ZAPs, BOOMs and HOLY this 'n thats thinking they is cool, they look at themselves and realise they just ain’t cool no more and something needs to change. I think there's a warning to us all, in that? The second verse of “Polari, Bat gay! “ contains a small story if you understand or look up Polari. Batgay! by Juan Sly Danna, danna, danna, danna. Danna, danna, danna, danna. Batgay! Fantabulosa. Camp chicken, crimper dish. Bijou bod, bona buns. Dolly packet, palliass. Charper, varda, hoofer fruit. Cottage trade, lilly law, Batgay! These are not prints, as each is individually painted and signed to order and consequently will vary slightly from the illustrated picture. These paintings are sprayed onto a handmade "Urbox,” or urban box, covered in newspaper cuttings and are handmade by people who wish to work to supplement their income. The boxes measure 590x760x45 mm, look really cool, have an urban feel, and are ready to hang, so there is no need to buy an expensive frame.

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Painting:Acrylic on Canvas

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:23.2 W x 29.9 H x 1.6 D in

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It is likely that Juan Sly has become the biggest seller of original artworks in the UK. An artist exhibiting in mainly spray stencils and oils. He has exhibited at the Saatchi (a proper gallery with pillars and everything!) alongside the likes of Banksy, Terry O'Neil, Tracy Emin and Vic Reeves and now has a permanent collections in Germany, Detroit and the Uk, alongside Damien Hirst and some other artists you might of heard of plus private collections around the globe. His works rock from humour to anti-war, sex to surreal. Particularly fond of the stencil medium as it allows him to quickly respond to events and ideas and gives the work that gritty illegal look. The stencils naturally allow the works to be resprayed and so become affordable and disposable. He likes the fact that people can buy art that they like and not to show off how much they can afford. You can find them in bedsits, legal offices in the Temple or stuck to a fence in Bristol. Spiel by Steeve

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