Batgay with free poem (on gorgeous watercolour paper)
Urban Pop art in your own home by cult artist Sly.
After all those KAPOWs, ZAPs, BOOMs and HOLY this 'n thats, it turned out they just look a little camp. 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.
Polari, Bat gay!
by Juan Sly
Danna, danna, danna, danna.
Danna, danna, danna, danna. Bat gay!
Fantabulosa. Camp chicken, crimper dish.
Bijou bod, bona buns. Dolly packet, palliass.
Charper, varda, hoofer fruit. Cottage trade, lily law,
These are not prints as each is individually done and signed to order and consequently vary a little from the illustrated picture. These paintings are sprayed onto gorgeous, Indian, handmade paper sheets (100% cotton rag, 320 gsm, 56x76cm).
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. Stencils naturally allow the works to be re-sprayed 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.
W 57.00 cm x H 76.00 cm
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About the Artist
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 a...