Popular Instagram art account Taxcollection posted my recently finished artwork “Audrey Swears On Chanel”, quite stoked to see it now has almost 10,000 likes including, Paris Jackson even apparently.
In the comments I noticed a few people thought is was some kind of advertising, or that the idea was to celebrate the Chanel brand somehow – this is not the case. The opposite in fact:
Effectively this series is Brandalism. Some of these drawings on designer gift bags are exploring a type of anti-consumerism or anti-capitalism, others are juxtaposing sub cultural references within the luxury lifestyle frame of reference almost as a middle finger to high street branding & advertising of fake lifestyle clichés.