Michael Bucknell

Project Info:

He has long been fascinated by Durer’s Apocalypse, and for the biennale he has printed the complete 1511 Latin edition, with Koberger’s text, on 16 t-shirts which he will exhibit. He believes this to be the first time an early printed book has been printed in its entirity on t-shirts.He will also paint while wearing the Apocalypse shirts around empty Venice, and exhibit the resultant art works.

Artist Info:

Bucknell was born in London, and studied Art History at Edinburgh University and Painting at Camberwell College. He started painting while living on a barge in Paris, and went mad. He has exhibited internationally, and organised 6 Luxury Goods festivals, celebrating different aspects of the meaning of art in 50 words.