The Keep is a new limited edition screen print from Shanghai-based German artist and IdleBeats' co-founder Gregor Koerting. It's the 7th piece of his art print series named "Real Big City”.
Words from the artist
The Keep is one of the pieces that refers to a real place in Shanghai. The main police department of Shanghai is located on Wuning Lu/Wuding Lu. The sharp edges and straight lines of its dismal appearance erected among low community compounds makes it to one of the most impressive buildings of the city to me.
Plough through blind haze
with my razor sharp concrete bones
Real Big City a fever face
Mirrored in my skin of glass
Deep down in the hysterical maze
Dwells a viscid coexsistence
A desperate race
under my distinctive watch
The Keep (Real Big City No.7)
Paper size: 38x57cm
Image size: 24.5x35.5cm
Paper: Somerset 300gsm watercolor paper
Signed and numbered by the artist
Number of layers: 4
Time of creation & printing: 2015-10
*All hand printed by the artist himself at IdleBeats Shanghai.
*Unique elements introduced through the hand-printing process make no two prints exactly the same.
*All IdleBeats posters will be shipped with paper tube in 3 days after transaction via China Post EMS service, arriving worldwide within 10-20 days. The package is track-able online, a tracking number will be sent to you via mail.
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