Flowers is pleased to present a collection of Derek Boshier's most recent paintings titled, Paris France, Paris Texas, Paris Hilton. This series is a continuation of Boshier's extensive career, which began with the Pop Art movement in the 1960s and has endured and evolved over several decades.
With Paris France, Paris Texas, Paris Hilton, Boshier reconciles the principles of the 1960s Pop Art movement with the technological realities of the modern era. The series contemporizes the spirit of the movement by depicting Pop in digital formats. His self-described "preoccupation with popular culture" is evident in these works; Boshier's pieces reference icons of the art community while also engaging with the spectacle of mass media and paparazzi. The dualities inherent in Boshier's subject matter are evidenced by his stylistic choices in these paintings. Achieving a state of organized randomness, subtle grays contrast with the bright luminosity of iPhone screens on the canvas.