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Arena actual artwork-sized open edition giclèe art print

Regular price $189.00 USD
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An open edition print reproduced at actual size from the original artwork titled ‘Arena'

Hand-signed by Rodney Matthews

Finished size measures approx 622 (h) x 1118 (w) mm

Giclèe printed by Pricelis Art Ltd, UK, using pigmented inks on art paper

More about the image:

Matthews' second Asia commission.  Keyboardist Geoff Downes gave Rodney a fairly good idea of what was required – a confrontational scene of positive versus negative, or good versus evil.  He did several preliminary sketches, but did not feel he hit the target, until this one, chosen by Downes and vocalist/bassist John Payne.  The layout of this design allowed Matthews to make more of the nuclear symbol and its transformation into a skull.  Ever since the Chernobyl disaster, he has become even more concerned about the tightrope we walk when using nuclear energy.