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London Skyline
London Skyline
London Skyline

© the artist. Image credit: The Fan Museum/Rhian Cox

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Folding fan, the leaf decorated with a composite view of some of London’s iconic landmarks by London-born street artist, Nathan Bowen. Contemporary fan maker, Sylvain Le Guen reinforced the patriotic theme with sticks painted red, white and blue (representing the Union Jack flag). The top parts of the sticks extend beyond the outer edge of the leaf, evoking, according to the maker, ‘the spiked railings surrounding London’s parks and garden squares’.

The fan was made as part of The Fan Museum’s 2017 Street Fans project – a unique collaboration between two contrasting creative disciplines: street art and fan making.

The Fan Museum

London

Title

London Skyline

Date

2017

Medium

bocapi wood & acrylic marker on paper

Measurements

H 32.5 x W (?) cm;
H 32.5 x W (?) cm

Accession number

LDFAN2018.77

Acquisition method

purchased by The Fan Museum Trust, 2017

Work type

Watercolour

Signature/marks description

Signed by the artist, Nathan Bowen

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