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who is figgis

Laurence Figgis, Self Portrait (nervously drawing), 2015 crayon on paper, 29.7 x 21 cm, ©Laurence Figgis

 

 


Laurence Figgis is a “person” with slimy insides and clothes.   He is best friends with: Snow White, Huckleberry Finn, the Bachelor Machines, Hareton Earnshaw, Alan Turing, the Jets AND the Sharks, the “Little Picture Plane”, Marie Antoinette de France, “She Who is Eternally Returning“, Harry Lime’s “cuckoo clock,” and “a certain slant of light, winter afternoons”.

He is represented by Collaterlie Sisters.


 

Laurence Figgis, The Great Macguffin (detail), 2005/2012, ink, crayon, gouache, watercolour on paper, 150 x 350 cm, ©Laurence Figgis

 

Laurence Figgis, Foot (red and green), 2015, crayon on paper, 29.7 x 21 cm, ©Laurence Figgis

 

Laurence Figgis, The Goddess of Land Services, 2017, dye-sublimation print on canvas, 118 x 168 cm, photograph by Alan Dimmick, ©A Dimmick, ©Laurence Figgis

 

Laurence Figgis, Costume for Styrene, 2017, acrylic paint on canvas, 200 x 141 cm, photographed by Alan Dimmick, ©A Dimmick, ©Laurence Figgis

 


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Acknowledgements

Thanks to Patricia DeVries of deFreeze for her consultation and advice.