Rik


United Kingdom

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Size: 11.8 H x 11.8 W x 0.8 in

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Painting: Acrylic on Canvas.

I’m certainly not alone in mourning the recent death of Rik Mayall. A character inexorably linked to my childhood, from Kevin Turvey, through The Dangerous Brothers, Bottom, The New Statesman, etc.

However, for me, he will always be most fondly remembered as ‘Rik’ on The Young Ones. I watched it whilst a teen, long before I’d experienced the delights of student living for myself. While Vyvian clearly showed the most pleasingly anarchic behaviour, it was Rik, and his desperate quest to gain the respect of his housemates that really stuck in my mind.

R.I.P. The people’s poet.

Keywords: Bottom, Rik Mayall, Young Ones, The Comic Strip, Rik

Subjects: Celebrity

Styles: Portraiture, Realism

Mediums: Acrylic

Materials: Canvas

Prints: Celebrity Art Prints, Portraiture Art Prints, Realism Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Canvas Art Prints

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