I’ll take my life monotonous

Patrick Caulfield (1936 - 2005)

Screenprint

1973

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: UK
    City: London
    Place: HM Treasury, 1 Horse Guards Road
  • About the artist
    Patrick Caulfield, painter and printmaker, was born in London. He studied at Chelsea School of Art from 1956-60, and at the Royal College of Art from 1960-63. He was associated with Pop art, the style that emerged in the mid 1950s in England and America and had its origins in the mass media and consumerism. In his paintings and prints of domestic objects, Caulfield uses a deliberately anonymous style, with an even, bold black line and flat colour, bring wit and irony to his simplified presentation of the everyday. Caulfield taught at Chelsea School of Art from 1963-71. His work has been exhibited all over the world. Retrospectives have been held at the Tate (1981), the Serpentine (1992-93) and the Hayward (1999) galleries in London.
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    Title
    I’ll take my life monotonous
    Date
    1973
    Medium
    Screenprint
    Dimensions
    width: 55.60 cm, height: 60.80 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Alan Cristea Gallery, March 2001
    Inscription
    below image: [right] Patrick Caulfield 83/100
    GAC number
    17594