Duty Free Spirits
Platinum photograph 2008 42 × 37.5cm
Mat Collishaw is a key figure in the important generation of British artists who emerged from Goldsmiths’ College in the late 1980s. The type of adverts to be found on television and in glossy magazines are visually designed to have a power over the mind before they can even be questioned. The dark side of the work, primarily concerns the internal mechanisms of visual imagery and how these mechanisms address the mind.
As part of House of Fairy Tales first portfolio, Fairy Tales, Folklore, Myths and Legends, Duty Free Spirits...