Hairdo is a hand printed edition especially produced by Jim Shaw for his exhibition The Rinse Cycle at BALTIC, Gateshead.
The comic book image of a 1960s bouffant wig references a passage from Shaw’s proposed prog rock opera based on his fictional religion Oism, a narrative he has been working on for more than 20 years. The image also refers to the mural The Rinse Cycle 2012, included in the exhibition, in which a group of oversized bouffant hairdos hover around a desert landscape they share with the interior view of a washing machine in mid-cycle.
Edition of 100, signed and numbered by the artist.
Hand printed lithograph in two colours
Printed on white Somerset Satin 300gsm
Size: 60.9 x 45.7 cm.
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