'Social Stereotypes' (Shoppers and Hip-Hoppers)

by Mat Cahill

Drawing - 15.0cm x 21.0cm

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  • Scott Phillips

    Curator Scott Phillips says:

    "Matt Cahill is a contemporary artist and former assistant to Damien Hirst. His works address social issues such as anonymity, individuality and the phenomenon of the crowd. Mat asks us to look closely at the unique units within the mass, to notice their differences and nuanced distinctions, and celebrate individuals while recognising their relationship with society."

    Need to know

    • Cahill's father was an art teacher and potter. It's in the blood - look out for Mat's ceramic pieces!
    • He runs Creative Education consultancy, bringing art into schools and the community
    • Cahill worked as Damien Hirst's painting assistant in Devon
  • 'Social Stereotypes' (Shoppers and Hip-Hoppers)

    A quick composition study creating new ways of representing social groupings.

    Mat Cahill

    Mat Cahill focuses on human figures, particularly grouped in queues, crowds or grids. It can take up to 400 hours to create a single work.

    Individual identities can fall away in a crowd. Cahill's illustrated faces and figures represent all the strangers we might see in a day, and the way we think of people in groups. He celebrates and documents people, sometimes reclaiming individuality by capturing character in a few deft lines. Other times, he reduces people to a sketchy anonymity. Always, he's questioning what it is to be an individual in society.

  • Sizing Chart

    1.7m

    Product Details

    Type
    Original Art
    Year
    2012
    Size
    15.0cm x 21.0cm
    Ready to hang
    No
    Signed
    Yes
    Materials
    Pen and Felt Tip

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    • Produced by the artist and approved by Rise Art
    • Includes our 7 day no-hassle return policy (custom framed art excluded)
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