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Chris Acheson

Taking inspiration from Andy Warhol and popular street culture, Chris's work is humorous and vivid. 


His earliest artistic influences came from visiting the art galleries of Manchester, where he became fascinated by Pre-Raphaelite paintings and Andy Warhol's silkscreens. Further inspirations include John Everett Milais, John William Waterhouse, Pierre Adolphe Valette and L.S. Lowry. 

Whilst the themes of his work are varied, popular street culture, cinema and music are recurrent motifs - along with album covers and film posters from his youth. 

This collection was inspired by a chance photograph of mannequins in a shop window. Chris explains: "When I opened it in Photoshop, I saw its potential. I like the way the two worlds collide. The stagnant, staged interior world of the shop dummy is transformed by the reflected random exterior scene of a bustling street into an abstract, humorous image."


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