Conor Harrington is an Irish artist who masterfully articulated two distinct styles within art practice during his career. Namely, Harrington has shown immense range reflected in the possibility to create large scale street art murals, as well as the figurative painting inspired by old masters. Through his work, Harrington investigates the epochal shift from monarchies to republics of the early 19th century, especially the post-revolutionary France, as well as the turbulent period of the first decades of the United states. The artist constantly expresses the ability to create inspiring multi-layered artwork which combines contemporary references, as well as classical ones. He has proven this once again with the most recent release of a high quality print…
Eat and Delete Exhibition
Come the last week of September, Lazarides will become a host for the first and long-awaited solo show by Conor Harrington at New York. The Eat and Delete exhibition is scheduled to come to life at an undisclosed pop-up location in lower Manhattan. The public will be able to witness the artist’s power to articulate street art motifs with the rich hyper-realist techniques. It could be said that the artist continues to explore the themes which were part of his Dead Meat exhibition from 2012, as well as A Whole Lot of Trouble for a Little Bit of Win form 2013. The Eat and Delete will feature a selection of off-site murals during the artist’s residency in New York. We should keep our ears to the ground and follow the location announcements…
The Unveiling – Print Release
The Unveiling is a high quality print edition consisting of 200 pieces which were signed and numbered by Conor Harrington and released through the collaboration with The Outsiders gallery. The dimensions of the print are 77.4 cm x 100 cm and the material is the archival pigment print with silkscreen gloss on Somerset Satin 330gsm paper. It was released on September 17th and it has already created a buzz within the collectors’ community as well as social media communities. With images courtesy of theoutsiders.net, Widewalls shares the visual experience of the segments of this art piece. It is truly an inspiring piece of contemporary art.