date : 2002
size : 30½” x 22½”
medium : screenprint.
notes : A classic piece of contemporary ‘Pop Art’, by rising ‘New Pop’ / Punk artist Brian Jones, which has political resonance with the works of John Heartfield, and George Grosz.
This image has featured in the British Council touring exhibition ‘Upfront and Personal: Three Decades of UK Political Graphics’, on BBC Northern Ireland, and the ‘Pax Britannica’ anti-war exhibition at London’s Aquarium Gallery, where it hung, literally, next to works by Richard Hamilton and Jamie Reid.
comment : “Blair as Chairman Mao; he was acting like a president, which brought this image to mind…..”.
edition : 50 prints available