Dan Rees has been producing Artex paintings since 2011 – this work being one of the first ones the artist ever produced. Artex is a surface coating which was widely used in 1970s Britain to add texture to interior walls and ceilings, most often adorning working class homes in the UK. By repositioning the swirling patina of Artex into the context of painterly abstract pieces, Rees produces works which are texturally rich, yet aware of their own internal conflict. This series of paintings is imbued with the dichotomy between aesthetics and class and is characteristic of Rees’ skill for combining the language of abstraction with cultural history.
View all works by the artist
or speak to an art advisor
We guarantee free, 100% secured shipping across the UK on all purchases.
We also ship worldwide at the following rates:
• small works: £50
• medium works: £200
• large works: £350
We ship your orders within 7 business days (20 days for works to be framed). All the works sold on our platform are carefully handled by our art shipping partner. In some cases, depending on where you are based in the world, you may be charged custom duties when receiving your artworks. If you're not sure about how import and export taxes work in your country, feel free to write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are displeased with your acquisition we can offer a return or exchange. Please email us at email@example.com within 30 days of your purchase. If your works arrive damaged please ensure Canopy Collections is notified within 7 days of delivery.