As one of the original wave of Pop artists, Gerald Laing produced some of the most significant works of the British Pop movement, and today continues to hold his rightful place as one of the most important artists of his generation. Laing first came to prominence in
Since 2003, Laing’s career has came full-circle, as he returned to the painting style he had abandoned in the 1960s, using Pop imagery to shame the perpetrators of war crimes at Abu Ghraib and the war in Iraq. Laing has returned to iconic images which distill the essence of our era, including paintings and screenprint editions
created with Artizan Editions, depicting Kate Moss, Victoria Beckham, Amy Winehouse, and more recently Jean Harlow (published by St. Pancras Editions).
Gerald Laing unfortunately passed away peacefully at his home in Scotland on the 23rd November.