• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5529

    20th Century British Art

    31 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 151

    John Afflick (b. 1967)

    The Escape Artist

    Price Realised  

    John Afflick (b. 1967)
    The Escape Artist
    signed and dated 'J AFFLICK/2009' (lower left)
    oil on canvas, unframed
    71 3/8 x 59½ in. (181.3 x 151.1 cm.)


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    John Afflick trained at the John Moores University and served in the British Army (1990-93). He was shortlisted for 'Not the Turner Prize', Mall Galleries, London (2004) and also for 'The Football Prize', The Lowry, Manchester (2006). He was recently commissioned to paint an altar panel for The Church of the Holy Innocents, Hammersmith. Afflick often depicts his family in his paintings.

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