Icarus ☵


Handmade 4-colour screenprint edition at (750 x 750 mm) on Somerset Velvet Black 280gsm archival cotton rag paper. Each piece is guilded with real 23.5 karat red gold leaf. Signed, titled & numbered /6 with /4 artist proofs.


*the relatively high price of this piece in comparison to my other work is mainly due to the quantity of real gold used in the creation of this artwork. 

Funny how flying feels like falling.⁣









Icarus 3000


Handmade 5-colour screenprint edition at (750 x 750 mm) on hand-pressed Somerset Newsprint 250gsm archival cotton rag paper. Signed, titled & numbered /100.

Based on ‘Hedgehog Space’ mathematics - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedgehog_space




*a splash.




Europe Ozymandias


‘Any group, any civilisation, any world that did not run to seize the future and shape it was doomed to dust away, to become the past.’

‘My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings; Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair! Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.’

Handmade screenprint fine art edition (56 x 76 cm) on hand-pressed Somerset Velvet 250gsm archival rough-edged cotton rag paper. matte charcoal ink. Signed, titled & numbered /100.








Too Many Faces


Artwork of oil paint, photographic collage and glass at (19 x 25 cm) Signed, titled & original 1/1.





The Alleys of Your Mind


Handmade 1-colour screenprint edition at (56 x 76 cm) on hand-pressed Somerset Velvet Black 250gsm archival rough-edged cotton rag paper. offwhite/grey ink. Signed, titled & numbered /100.








Eternity


‘Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.’

Handmade screenprint fine art edition at 56 x 76 cm on hand-pressed Somerset Velvet 250gsm archival rough-edged cotton rag paper. matte charcoal ink. Signed, titled & numbered /100.










Escher’s Acid. Escher’s Nightmare.



Handmade 1-colour screenprint edition at (70 x 84 cm) on hand-pressed Light-grey 250gsm archival puur cotton rag paper. Signed, titled & numbered /25. Each piece is uniquely water damaged and distressed.

*As every piece of Escher’s Acid. Escher’s Nightmare. is unique, please understand you will recieve one selected by myself at random. If you wish to choose a specific piece, please email me. Thank you.









Sleep 


Sculpted wax head, shattered and then photographed. The head was finally reassembled back to it’s original state. Sleep is fragile and temporary.
John Foxx & John Karborn. 2019






Pleasure & Beauty



Spraypaint and letters etched out by hand with a rusty nail on london street paving slab. By KARBORN + MOBSTR 2018. Thanks to James Duffy and Josh Jones for commissioning this piece for Retts Syndrome rettuk.org charity auction.

£2000 SOLD





The birth of the moon and her face. 


Theatre of Memory
£2500 SOLD



We are not going in circles, we are going upwards. The path is a spiral; we have already climbed many steps.



Cutting select sentences from BBC news articles is a good game. MOBSTR n KARBORN 2019. 




Please take your time. There is so much to see here.


A face in oils and leaf.

To arrive back where we started and to really know that place for the first time




And like this we walked together, framed in orbs of electric light


Time.


No you don’t.
Formed plastics, foam, lithograph, tissue and marker pen on black mount. Original artwork in handmade frame.











You can go anywhere, anytime, your only limitation is your imagination.