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A canvas depicting part of an oversized reproduction by Katerina Vagia of the original cover art work by Stanley Donwood for the album Hail To The Thief, EMI, 2003 showing the words Tanning Trouble Only Hail, signed across the word 'Hail' in silver marker pen by Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway -- 72x62in. (183x158cm.)
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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When Radiohead released their 6th studio album, Hail to The Thief in June 2003, the artwork featured on the album's cover (originally executed by Stanley Donwood) was recreated on a large panel (9.70m x 11m, oil and acrylics on canvas, by artist Katerina Vagia) and suspended at the EMI offices in Athens, Greece for promotional purposes. Once taken down, the canvas was cut into 25 smaller panels, each being signed by members of the group before it was sold in aid of the charity 'Medecins Sans Frontieres.'
In this part of the painting Vagia has used the word Hail, to replace the word Anti as seen in Donwood's original artwork.
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