David Shrigley is an artist and illustrator best known for his mordantly humorous cartoons. Self-branded as an outsider in the art world, Shrigley is known for making compositions that take on the inconsequential, the bizarre, and the disquieting elements of everyday life. Like the musings of a very wise child displaying the wit and humour of a seasoned observer of the adult world, his illustrations feature crossed-out words, scribbled, uneven lines, and darkly funny aphorisms about the world. His sculptures are also famously bizarre & whimsical.
Fifteen Gallery features David Shrigley's Limited Edition Swan Sculpture.
This is a very hard to find and long sold out artist multiple. Made of heavy polyurethane resin. Initialed on the underside. Face is hand painted by the artist. Love how Shrigley has replaced the gracefulness of a traditional swan neck with a comic straight up and down one.
Shrigley's work has been exhibited widely, including solo shows at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. In 2013, he was nominated for the prestigious Turner Prize for his solo show David Shrigley: Brain Activity at the Hayward Gallery in London.