Steven Claydon | the artist




The artist Steven Claydon
Born 1969, London, UK.
Lives and works in London.

Style and technique of the artist: Printmakers, Sculpture Objects,


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Working in painting, drawing, and sculpture, Steven Claydon appropriates the styles and figures of history to draw provocative connotations between contemporary social concerns and obsolete ideologies. Primarily interested in the concept of veneration – both in the contexts in which past events are documented through modern museology, and in the physical forms by which they have been represented – Claydon exhumes the ‘veritas’ of artifacts, undermining their value and truth through his witty and complex material juxtapositions…
Steven Claydon’s posters, paintings and sculptures in ‘Fear of a Planet’ were installed in a semi-darkened space, creating the impression that they might be precious relics of an unknown civilization…
Slected works and biography
The Components of Hubris (Compound), 2006
Neil Chapman & Steven Claydon: From the Wagon to the Well


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