Nicolas Party
Portrait with a Seahorse Necklace, 2021

 

Phaidon and Artspace are proud to present Portrait with a Seahorse Necklace, a limited edition woodcut print by internationally renowned figurative painter Nicolas Party.



Portrait of a Seahorse Necklace Nicolas Party
Nicolas Party
Portrait of a Seahorse Necklace, 2021

Portrait with a Seahorse Necklace’s mysterious, emblematic image revisits a 2018 pastel with the same name which appears on the front cover of the limited edition’s accompanying Phaidon monograph. The bold woodcut print underscores the artist’s predilection for impactful imagery that emphasizes fluidity, immediacy, and mystery, just as in the coveted pastel paintings for which Party is widely celebrated.

 

Nicolas Party is critically lauded for his intensely saturated and idiosyncratic imagery—androgynous portraits, fantastical landscapes, and graphic patterns—applied to diverse media including canvases, ceramics, and architectural interventions. His affinity for unconventional media can be traced to diverse artistic experimentation in his early adolescence, including graffiti and mural painting. 

 

 “When you paint on the train or by the side of the highway you need to choose very bold colors and graphic depictions…those visual strategies still operate in my work today: bold and contrasting colors, graphically defined compositions.”

 — Nicolas Party

 

 

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