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Royal Assent, 2017 Hand-Finished Canvas Giclee on Stretcher Frame by Karl Lohnes, Signed by the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau and the Artist

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Donated by: Karl Lohnes

Artist: Karl Lohnes
Title: Royal Assent
Year: 2017
Medium: Hand-finished canvas giclee on stretcher frame
Edition: 1/1
Height (inches): 45
Width (inches): 30
Depth (inches): 1
This piece is signed on the front left corner by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and on the bottom right side by artist Karl Lohnes
This piece is unframed

Description of piece: The Royal Assent adds a modern-day silhouette on her majesty's standard 1952 coronation portrait by Canadian artist Karl Lohnes. Layered photography, digital enhancement and hand painting over an original portrait make this artwork familiar, yet modern. Each of the rainbow stripe's colors are matched exactly to the Pantone colors used in Gilbert Baker's pride flag which was designed in 1978. The colors were then digitally aged 39 years to represent the date the pride flag was designed. Mr. Baker died on March 31, 2017. The queen is celebrated for signing many royal assents that support equality and gay marriage.

Artist bio: Karl Lohnes is a Canadian artist, designer and media personality. The Washington Post and Arizona Times called him the ‘Dr. Phil of Decorating’ for a very good reason; He speaks a language of stylish, no-nonsense decorating  & entertaining ideas for homeowners on radio or television, at home shows or in his written articles for newspapers and magazines. Karl is currently writing a decorating book, offering up trend reports on 104.5 CHUM FM’s “All About Style” with Marilyn Denis, designing home decor products and helping his clients decorate their homes into beautiful spaces.

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