Will Wright - MIMIR - Headless One (Red)
- Acrylic and POSCA pens on canvas
- These hand painted portraits depict the Neanderthal ancestor as the Northern European deity Mimir, Woden's wise uncle, whose severed head continued to offer knowledge post mortem.
- Unique, Edition of 1
- Signed and dated
- 35cm x 35cm (Canvas)
- Framing Available
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Will Wright is a contemporary British artist, filmmaker and activist.
Growing up amongst his father's print business, ink was in his blood from a very early age: experimenting with letraset, markers and ink, as a child.
Influences such as 2000AD comic book, Trash VHS video tapes and Electro Hip Hop led Will on to directing music videos with notorious metal band Cradle of Filth, British action star Ed Skrein (Deadpool, Game of Thrones) and a host of UK talent. Art activism and esoteric study has led Will back to fine art with work that draws upon his wealth of experience.
His artwork incorporates symbolism derived from ancient spirituality, Northern European folklore and mythology within a distinctly urban context: Atomiser replaces spray can, tags become sigils and throw ups as shrines.