Eddie Peake

​Eddie Peake takes multi-disciplinary approaches in his ongoing exploration of the lapses in various modes of communication, and the ambiguities of sexuality and gender. Peake’s oeuvre has included video, photography, painting, sculpture, installation, and choreographed performances with sound. He is particularly interested in the translation, or transformation, of meaning between language and image, emotion, movement, and music. He sees human body, both his own and others’, as a potential sculptural object; one of Peake’s recurring personas is a faun. Peake is also known for his spray paintings on polished steel with psychedelic colors and slogans. He’s also made a series of Handschmeichier, or “pleasing to the hand”, sculptures.

Eddie Peake’s edition consists of a short aphoristic text screen printed onto magazine pages. Each magazine page is different and are taken from vintage copies of Paris Vogue 1989, a significant year in that Photoshop was on general release the following year. The montage of the text and images creates unexpected readings, pulling the inherent sexuality of the advertisements to the fore while also inferring a sense of intimacy.

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Eddie Peake

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Screenprint with solvent-based ink in three colour blend and gloss varnish on 410gsm
Somerset Tub Sized paper
30 x 24 inches
Edition of 100
2016
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Eddie Peake

Steam Rolled Body W.
Screenprint on 1989 Vogue Paris magazine pages, framed in a stained sapele box frame.
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and a frame label signed by the artist.
Edition of 100 but each one is unique.
14 x 11.2 inches
Edition of 100
2014
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Eddie Peake

Steam Rolled Body W.
Screenprint on 1989 Vogue Paris magazine pages, framed in a stained sapele box frame.
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and a frame label signed by the artist.
Edition of 100 but each one is unique.
14 x 11.2 inches
Edition of 100
2014
Request Price