Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Man-Woman (1963)

In his book Pop (London: Thames and Hudson, 1974), Simon Wilson writes:

"Allen Jones, like David Hockney, gained a rapid success after the 1961 "Young Contemporaries" exhibition. His earliest themes were, in rather odd contrast, sex on the one hand and buses, aeroplanes and parachutists on the other."

Below is a work by another Young Contemporary: Serpent Stripe (1962) by Derek Boshier.

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