Millennium Man

Made:
2000
maker:
Chris Plowman

Print. Millennium Man / Chris Plowman, [2000]. Edition 7/20. Etching, platemark 22.5x17.5cm on sheet 40x31.5cm. Signed dated and titled in pencil below image. Composite image after the work of Arcimboldo, in the form of a human head constructed from artefacts and detritus of consumerism, war, sport, transport, drugs, communications, technology of the twentieth century, including rifle, mobile phone, scooter, the portrait personifying an age, the baggage of now carried into the future; skullcap of head and hair represented by the Millennium Dome; forehead has torch to light way to the future. (Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition 2001, cat. 835)

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
2001-572
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Plowman, Chris

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