Friday, 16 May 2008
15 days to go and just one drawing left. Why this one?
I can only assume that everyone has missed this piece as it is now hidden amongst the "sold outs" in the Selected Drawings Gallery. This amazing A3 drawing has always been one of my favourites. It inspired a mural in a hip Soho clothing store, and also provided the inspiration for a very rare set of Silas branded Japan-only printed cushions that were designed for the Isetan department store in Tokyo. These soft furnishings were JJ's last collaboration with the original Silas team and depicted various animal characters including the squirrel with acorn. The drawing is a similar piece to the A4 drawings Animals 1 and 2 (which were snapped up super fast) but is more composed and on better quality, heavier A3 portrait size cartridge paper. It will look beautiful when well framed!!! I assumed this would be an early seller along with the Beach Boys pieces.
Why has nobody bought this? I am confused! Maybe it is fate telling me that it should be mine...