'These letters remind the artist of his most intimate desire, accompanying him from childhood right through to adulthood; he sets down his dream with words and images on paper so that it does not disappear into the noise of the day.’ They are the words of curator Melania Rossi regarding the series 'Letters to Myself I-V' (1991), five blue Bic drawings which recount and recall one of Jan Fabre’s visions: living in an era of chivalry, as a knight in his castle.
Self portrait, 1984 seen at #fondationlouisvuitton "I wanted to be a cartoonist when I was young ... I was a really lousy artist as a kid. Too abstract expressionist; or I’d draw a big ram’s head, really messy. I’d never win painting contests. I remember losing to a guy who did a perfect Spiderman." -Jean-Michel Basquiat
More. Sorry everyone.. Fun fact: Both the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art rejected Basquiat’s work when he was alive.
Last one today...... this is the Pez Dispenser 1984. A link between popular consumerism culture and social oppression and inequality.
Tonight’s the night we get to experience the hugely anticipated event with Vincent at our Mayfair gallery........ very excited and know we are in for a treat as “The Long Game” is fully unveiled! ......... watch this space ! ...... ♠️