A Seller’s Guide To Julian Opie

Since emerging in the 80s, Opie has achieved critical and commercial success with work that is heavily inspired by the aesthetics of Pop Art and Minimalism. His figures can be seen on LCD screens, screen prints, canvases, and even t-shirts, around the world, and his artworks continue to be in demand from collectors.  If you’re […]

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A Buyer’s Guide To Julian Opie

Whether digital or sculptural, Julian Opie’s work is immediately recognisable and strikingly contemporary. Outlined in black and often blank faced, the artist’s figures in particular encapsulate his unique style, born from both Pop Art and Minimalism, which has brought him critical and commercial success since he emerged as part of the New British Sculpture Movement […]

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Julian Opie Under The Hammer: Top Works Sold At Auction

Born in London in 1958, Julian Opie studied at Goldsmiths School of Art under the conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin. Opie rose to fame in 2000, when he was commissioned to create the cover album for Blur: The Best Of, bringing his instantly recognisable style to the general public. But in addition to his iconic portraits, […]

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The Life & Times Of Julian Opie

Born in 1958, Julian Opie is one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists. Although he graduated from Goldsmiths just before the YBA moment, his work has nonetheless become synonymous with the ‘Cool Britannia’ aesthetic of the late 1990s and early 2000s. Here we take a look at the life and times of the man behind the […]

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LED To 3D: Julian Opie’s Style And Techniques

Often characterised by its minimal or cartoonish style, Julian Opie’s work belies his ongoing dialogue with the history of art and the range of techniques he has been honing since he left art school in 1983. Here we take a closer look at how the artist goes about creating his artworks and the range of […]

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Famous Faces: Julian Opie’s Portraits

When Blur released their Best of album in 2000 they were propelled to the top of the charts once again but it was perhaps artist Julian Opie, who designed the cover, who benefited most from its success. He went on to achieve critical and commercial acclaim for his minimal portraits which have come to define […]

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Julian Opie’s 5 Most Famous Artworks

Combining minimalism with Pop Art in a strikingly contemporary style, Julian Opie has been making work that resonates with art lovers across the world for over two decades. Here we take a look at his most famous artworks, from his quadruple portrait of Britpop band Blur to his animated walking figures. In 2015 Opie’s animated […]

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