Untitled (How are you feeling?), 2006 - David Shrigley

About the Work

About Untitled (How are you feeling?)

Drawing inspiration from cartoons, comic books, and the neurotic tendencies of a generation that grew up hyper-stimulated and heavily medicated, Untitled (How are you Feeling?) is an encompassing example of David Shrigley's ability to maximize humor while employing minimalist ...

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Drawing inspiration from cartoons, comic books, and the neurotic tendencies of a generation that grew up hyper-stimulated and heavily medicated, Untitled (How are you Feeling?) is an encompassing example of David Shrigley's ability to maximize humor while employing minimalist techniques. The voice bubbles, full of self-loathing and honesty, issue from a black void, implying that the dialogue comes from the dark, lonely, empty depths of what could only be the inner spheres of Shrigley's mind.

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About the Artist

About David Shrigley

David Shrigley is an artist and illustrator best known for his mordantly humorous cartoons. Self-branded as an outsider in the art world, Shrigley is known ...

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David Shrigley is an artist and illustrator best known for his mordantly humorous cartoons. Self-branded as an outsider in the art world, Shrigley is known for making flat compositions that take on the inconsequential, the bizarre, and the disquieting elements of everyday life. Like the musings of a very wise child displaying the wit and humor of a seasoned observer of the adult world, his illustrations feature crossed-out words, scribbled, uneven lines, and darkly funny aphorisms about the world.

In recent years, Shrigley has expanded his practice to include filmmaking. He directed the video for indie-king Bonnie "Prince" Billy's song Agnes, Queen of Sorrow and co-directed an animated film with award-winning director Chris Shepherd based on Shrigley's book Who I Am and What I Want. A weekly contributor of cartoons to the Guardian Weekend magazine, he released his first spoken-word album Shrigley Forced to Speak With Others in 2006, which was followed by a double-CD of artists, including David Byrne, Islands, and Grizzly Bear, who put Shrigley's book Worried Noodles to music.

Shrigley's work has been exhibited widely, including solo shows at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. In 2013, he was nominated for the prestigious Turner Prize for his solo show David Shrigley: Brain Activity at the Hayward Gallery in London. 

Click here to read our interview with David Shrigley about his funny way of making art.

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Untitled (How are you feeling?), 2006

David Shrigley

Print

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Galleri Nicolai Wallner

Description

Silkscreen.

Authentication

Signed and numbered by the artist

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