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Ryan Driscoll

Born in 1992, Corby, United Kingdom

Lives and works in Corby, United Kingdom

Overview

Ryan Driscoll’s portraits – inspired just as much by modern photographers such as Cindy Sherman and Dora Maar as they are by painters like Rossetti and Bronzino – co-opt Late Renaissance painting techniques and compositions to explore queered perceptions of beauty, love and death. Queer experience is communicated through Driscoll’s uses of the rich symbolic language and intertextuality found in Mannerism painting, in which every element and object holds great significance and allegory. His work ...Read more