Deck Hands by P J Crook


Deck Hands


P J Crook

Ref LIM460
Type Fine Art Print
Limited Edition This Limited Edition Print has been printed with lightfast inks on acid-free, matt coated, high grade board from elemental chlorine-free pulps sourced from environmentally-conscious paper suppliers. Limited Edition Size: 295 Signed: Yes
Image Size 25" x 21" (63 x 53 cm)
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PJ Crook was inspired by her childhood memories of her father's nocturnal gambling habits to paint her provocative work, Deck Hands. PJ Crook's work is shot through with challenging undercurrents and thought-provoking reversals. For example, in Deck Hands she has placed the game outside, rather than setting the painting in a traditional gamblers' dark and smoky room. She has also deliberately emphasised the size of her characters to demonstrate their apparent control of their environment. In fact, of course, the gambler never knows in which way the cards will stack...