Internationally renowned poet and writer Edward Lucie-Smith discusses Alexander de Cadenet’s new solo exhibition ‘SACRED PORTRAITS’ and explores the inspiration and meaning behind de Cadenet’s work in skull portraiture.
The interview addresses the topics of identity, vanitas and mortality, suggesting a deeper internal reflection of de Cadenet’s subjects. Edward also probes into the artist’s private commission work with high-profile clients and finally discovers what de Cadenet has planned for the future.
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This fall Andipa Gallery will hold a two-floor retrospective of the infamous British street artist Banksy. The exhibition showcases a selection of his most rare and iconic works spanning his entire career to date.
While the mystery of the artist’s true identity remains unsolved, his work since the 1990s has catapulted him into stardom with international recognition from both the street art world as well as important art collectors alike.
In his latest exposé of works, London artist Alexander de Cadenet explores tradition from a contemporary perspective. Entitled Sacred Portraits, his new series features real-life x-rays of iconic celebrities and historical figures including Marilyn Monroe, Albert Einstein and Adolf Hitler.