Terrence Higgins Trust, The Live Auction 202109 MAR 2021 8:00 PM
15. Sam Jackson
Signed (on the reverse)
Oil, marker, pencil, spray paint, diamanté on board
32 x 22 cm.
Created in 2019
£1,500 - 3,000View shipping estimates
British artist Sam Jackson studied at Middlesex University and the Royal Academy of Art. Using images from disparate worlds across cultural staples – from DIY tattoos to Baroque and Renaissance painting – Jackson creates works that set a thought in motion, asking questions about what it is to be alive today.
Renowned painter Graham Crowley says: ‘Whenever I reflect on Sam Jackson’s work there’s something tantalisingly insoluble – strange to say – but I’m never quite sure if I’ve dreamt them. An infectious form of collective amnesia perhaps? Ultimately these paintings are lamentations for the passing of youth, the ineluctable passage of time and the attendant weight of that anxiety. A way, perhaps, of assuaging the creeping and unpleasant suspicion that our best years may be behind us?’ "