Spirit Side, by John Hoyland RA (framed)

This work is included in the Art Sales exhibition Artist to Artist, which explores relationships and connections between Academicians, past and present. It is on display in the Keeper’s House at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, from 14th September to 3rd December 2018.

Please note that, if purchased, this framed print is available for collection only from the Royal Academy of Arts by appointment with the Art Sales team.

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Artwork details

Medium Print
Colour Orange/Multicolour
Dimensions 63 x 51cm
Fabric & material Silkscreen/Wood
Edition 75

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Artwork description

We are proud to present this screenprint with woodblock by John Hoyland (1934–2011). Renowned as a passionate painter of intensely vivid abstract canvases, Hoyland’s work was driven by wide-ranging sources of inspiration but perhaps most prominently by nature. Dynamic mark-making and splashes of paint characterised Hoyland’s imagery; in this work, a black background creates high drama and contrast. Hoyland taught at Chelsea College of Arts in the 1970s and 80s and was a lifelong friend of Patrick Caulfield, who also taught at the college with Allen Jones, Craigie Aitchison and Stephen Farthing. This work is printed and published by Advanced Graphics London using oil-based inks that give vibrant colour and a richness of surface.