From Friday September 10 to October 23, 2010, Scream Gallery will present new work from Pakpoom Silaphan’s “Coca-Cola series.” The Thai artist, enamored with advertising since childhood, paints on vintage cola signs. He uses them as backdrops for portraits of influential people – think Lennon, Guevera, the Queen – fusing Warhol’s elevation of brand ubiquity with individual celebrity.
Silaphan studied at Silpakorm University in Thailand and completed a Post-graduate course in print making at Camberwell College of Art. He has exhibited throughout Europe and the United States.
Scream Gallery, 34 Bruton Street, London W1J 6QX
All images courtesy Scream London, copyright Pakpoom Silaphan 2010. More looks at the artist’s work after the jump.