Peter Sellar's Nightmare - Britt Ekland - (Framed)
Pure Evil Peter Sellar's Nightmare - Britt Ekland Stencil spray paint on canvas with hand finished drip and blob. Tray framed in black stained wood Edition of 1 Signed and titled on reverse of canvas with certificate of authenticity
Charles Uzzell Edwards adopted his dramatic moniker, Pure Evil, after shooting a rabbit when he was ten years old and felt overcome with guilt. With a macabre sense of humour, Uzzell’s nickname has informed his aesthetic ever since, from his early graffiti-tag bunnies to his tragic celebrity iconography, always using his art to reflect the darkness of the contemporary world.
Heavily influenced by the Pop Art movement, Pure Evil is well known for his Nightmare Series: doomed female icons, from Marilyn Monroe to Sharon Tate, are portrayed in Pop print colours, while a single, heavy tear - the artist’s trademark symbol - drips down their faces.
The instantly recognisable Nightmare Series has earned Pure Evil a well-deserved following in both Street and Contemporary Art circles.