‘Lou Reed White Heat’ is a Giclée print by contemporary artist Mike Edwards. Printed onto 310gsm Somerset Velvet Paper with deckled edges, the print is form a limited edition of 50 and is signed and numbered by the artist.
Mike Edwards has pioneered contemporary typographical art, masterfully mixing images with graphic font for a striking aesthetic. Taking icons form the music industry, Edwards creates portraits using song lyrics, producing works that bring together different art forms in the most seamless of styles. ‘Lou Reed White Heat’ portrays Lou Reed, turned towards the viewer, sporting dark glasses, the entire image composed of the lyrics from Reed’s track ‘White Heat’. With a sensitivity to theme, Edwards has stuck to a monochrome palette, using shades of black and grey against white, to mirror the song’s title. A cult classic, ‘Lou Reed White Heat’ is a must-have for the contemporary art lover, the Lou Reed fan, and anyone with a keen eye for the iconic.