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  • November Triptych 1
  • Signed and dated
  • Acrylic and silkscreen ink on wood in steel mount, in 3 parts
  • Each: 153 by 72 cm, 60 1/4 by 28 3/8 in.
  • Executed in 2009.


Lazarides Gallery, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner


London, Lazarides Gallery, Grifters, December 2009 - January 2010

Catalogue Note

FAILE are a collective in the form of Patrick Miller and Patrick McNeill – two close collaborators who began working together in New York in the late 1990s.
The duo's work uses imagery associated with popular culture to examine complex, and often neglected, metaphysical issues. Featured in exhibitions and public commissions across the globe, they remain focused on the street, where their work first appeared as stickers, posters, stencilled images and collages made from pulp imagery, including fliers for underground music acts and specialist prostitutes. FAILE is influenced by manga and the rhythm of city life, as evidenced by the mash-up of comic book and cartoon characters, advertising and propaganda slogans, as well as bright patterns and colours.
FAILE artists have constantly evolved their unique artistic style from their beginnings to incredibly successful print editions inspired by comic book culture, and to ambitious architectural and sculptural works.