Contagion, 2020
synthetic polymer paint, gouache on 6 canvasboards, nos. 110480–110485
75.5 x 70.5 cm

Contagion (2020) is based on a drawing by Jannis Kounellis depicting a cloud hovering over a number of head-like forms. Kounellis was a Greek performance artist and sculptor associated with the Arte Povera movement. Inscribed around the outside of the painting, in the original French, are Stéphane Mallarmés words ‘A Throw of the Dice Will Never Abolish Chance’. 

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