The cover format of the New York weekly newspaper The Village Voice is appropriated, with satirical headlines related to topical current events.
One of a series of paintings in which Atkinson appropriates the front page formats of well-known newspapers in order to deliver darkly humorous commentaries on topics ranging from political double-speak and the threat of nuclear war to the position of the artist in contemporary society.
Large abstract painting in a vertical format, painted in tones of blue, purple and white. There are gestural purple brushstrokes against a blue background.
Lisa Bradley explores the boundless meanings within abstract art in her paintings. Her dynamic expression through color, line and shape is unique, yet tied to the fundamental roots of abstract painting.
signed in 1992, dated, stamped and numbered out of 10 on mount verso
71.12 cm x 71.12 cm (28 in. x 28 in.)
Two icebergs in Disko Bay, Greenland composed of two portions of an iceberg on either side with rather still water in the foreground. The ice on the left is a shape reminicent of a wave while the iceberg on the right, behind the first, is tall and looming, almost invisible in the fog.