‘The Taking of Chris’ is a Screen Print by contemporary artist Mason Storm. From a limited edition of 50, the print is signed and numbered by the artist.
Elusive artist Mason Storm creates meticulously detailed prints from a fusion of conventional painting techniques and mediums, cultural iconography, and themes of modernity. His work turns around the traditional portrait, adding in elements form contemporary culture: from music, to TV, to advertising, Storm’s updates are brilliant satirical commentaries on twenty-first century society.
‘The Taking of Chris’ updates Caravaggio’s classic masterpiece ‘The Taking of Christ’, which depicts the moment of Christ’s brutal arrest. Storm modernises the sacred scene, incorporating a photograph by award winning photographer Pedro Aguilar, for a breathtaking revision of the traditional image.