Dream come True


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Artwork code: 1020-47054
Delivery time: 3-5 working days
  • Size: 37.4 x 26 x 0.8 inches (95 x 66 x 2 cm)
  • Hahnemuehle fine art paper, giclée, collage, wash, paint pens, crystals
  • Limited Edition of 10
  • Frame Required

About the artwork

“Dream come True” uses images of Charles Atlas cut from 1950’s men's magazine “Blighty” that have been coloured with paint pens to deliberately blur the lines between the tough guy and the body beautiful. In the 1950’s the LGBT movement did not exist, and the law tolerated only heterosexual relationships. This piece is a celebration of the artist’s LGBT friends and their struggle to find love and understanding in a society that still too often stereotypes and categorises people. The process to achieve the final pieces is a long journey from the original idea searching through 1950's magazines to find the source material to

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About The Artist

Elizabeth Bessant

Elizabeth Bessant’s journey as a designer and print maker began in 1979 when she achieved her dream of going to art school. Although it was a happy time she also found herself in a constant battle against the established ideas of art in the early 1980s and pressures to explore gritty subjects that were fashionable at the time. The beauty of the world, of formal gardens, country houses and furnishings, patterns and flowers and most importantly the subtlety of colour were what called to her. When Elizabeth discovered silkscreen printing that achieved the pure clean colours she was striving for she knew she had discovered her medium. In 1982 she was vindicated when her silkscreen print "The Morning Room, Tredegar House" was accepted and ... (see more)

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