CUBIC BEAR – Ian Johnstone
Original artwork : acylic painting on wood in a golden frame handmade by the artist.
Measurements of the artwork : 14 x 30 cm
Size of the frame : 17 x 33 cm
Annoted on the reverse by the artist: “CUBIC BEAR”
“Cubic Bear“, Dürer’s melancholy rendered as feral fauna, a brutalist biology. One of John Balance‘s favourites among the varied works of his partner.
The cover of Coil‘s “New Backwards” album references this piece.
Artwork reproduced in the Ian Johnstone monograph CONTAGIOUS MAGICK OF THE SUPER ABUNDANCE