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Ashley Bickerton (born Barbados, 1959) is a contemporary artist living in Bali. A mixed-media artist, Bickerton often combines both photographic and painterly elements with industrial and found object assemblages. He is associated the early 1980s art movement Neo-Geo, which includes artists such as Jeff Koons and Peter Halley.
Green Head with Inlay 1, 2007
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LH 17, 2007- image via www.lehmannmaupin.com
The Dream, 2008- image via www.lehmannmaupin.com
Bickerton graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 1982 before moving to New York to attend the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. Ashley Bickerton’s work has explored issues in contemporary art related to the commidification of the art object itself. Often his objects are grotesque in a self-aware manner and are often a critique of capitalism.
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The Davidsons- 1997 oil acrylic, pencil and aniline dye on wood.
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