The most recent body of works include “Duplicity of Life” in which the Artists explores the opposites, such as yin & yang, war & peace, love & hate, rich & poor, life & death. This particular work deals with the contrast between “Love & Hate”
This work has been inspired by programme “Work of Art: The Next Great Artist” which is an American reality competition show in which up-and-coming Artists compete for a Solo Show at the Brooklyn Museum. Also inspired by previous works “Retro Celebs Stars” on gridded Binary Disco Floor, see Digital work “Rock n Roll Star” 2016.
In Series 1 Episode 8 “Opposites Attract” the Artists are to make a work of art based on opposites such as, heaven & hell, male & female, order & chaos. (available on youtube)
This painting is a piece of Conceptual Art, that follows a sequence or order, with ASCII Text (Alphabetical Letters) that represents a secret message in Binary Code. An infill square of colours indicates 1 in Binary code, and 0 when infill left blank white.
Such as each row represents a Letter, firstly, L, next O, next V, next E, spells “Love” with “L” represented as “01101100” on canvas. The first four letters of “Love” follows primary colours, Blue, Red, Yellow and repeats in order.
Next four rows spells opposite word “Hate” in complimentary colours (complimentary colours are opposite on the colour wheel, see last image) such that Orange opposite of Blue, Green opposite of Red, Purple opposite of Yellow.
Signed & Dated by the Artist on the Reverse and Signed & Dated Certificate of Authenticity.