Shifting in time from the real-life reign of the Peaky Blinders in the late 19th century and early 1900s to the drama-filled scenes World War I and Prohibition, Jon Jones has explored a range of themes in this sombre giclée on boxed canvas.
Barrels of beer in the background reference the Prohibition era in the 1920s which saw organised crime gangs smuggle alcohol from the UK to America. What's more, monochromatic tones and dramatic contrasts of light and shadow mirror historical photographs from the archives that Jon draws his inspiration from.
Framed in textured black radiata pine, the shadowy atmosphere of this piece is echoed across his Spring/Summer 2021 release; discover more here.
Edition size: 295
Subjects: Figurative, People
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