A typographic & custom lettering artwork of the first lines from George Orwell's dystopian cult classic 1984
Available in various sizes in canvas, paper and stretcher framed.
Concept / Typography / Art direction: Aaron Yuan
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him. The hallway smelt of boiled cabbage and old rag mats. At one end of it a coloured poster, too large for indoor display, had been tacked to the wall. It depicted simply an enormous face, more than a metre wide: the face of a man of about forty-five, with a heavy black moustache and ruggedly handsome features.
Meticulously crafted. Beautifully produced. Using archival pigment inks on the finest canvas and textured paper stock. With an extra protective film layer on canvas. For a stunning, lasting, work of art.
NOTE: Frame not included. However ready to hang stretcher frame available.
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