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AFTER SEVENTEEN EXCITING WEEKS ALL AUCTIONS ARE HAMMERED!


JAKBOX, a boundary-busting artist-led collective, presented UNDER THE HAMMER, created by Simon Williams.

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Previously Under The Hammer

Shatter

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Shatter

To perfectly close the loop, Williams has decided that the last artwork would be a broken piece of the first artwork inspired by Marcel Duchamp.

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Dots

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Dots

Inspirited by Hirst’s series “Spot paintings”, this week’s UNDER THE HAMMER artwork is the most original (Un)original of the collection!

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Sidestep

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Sidestep

Simon Williams has decided for this week's UNDER THE HAMMER to put the sculptor Richard Long in the spotlight. Long is one of the most well-known British land artists

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Cycle Path

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Cycle Path

UNDER THE HAMMER presents you “Cycle path”, William’s [Un]original for week 14, inspired by the Boyle Family, a group of collaborative artists (wife, husband and children). 

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Graffiti Theft

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Graffiti Theft

For Under The Hammer’s thirteenth week, Simon Williams takes his inspiration from the American artist Robert Rauschenberg.

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Reflecting

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Reflecting

This week’s (Un)original is inspired by the German fine art photographer Wolfgang Tillmans.

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Reunite

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Reunite

This week’s (Un)original is inspired by the Swiss electronic musician Dieter Meier, notably known for Yello, a band that he created with Boris Blank.

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Bullets

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Bullets

Keith Haring is this week’s UNDER THE HAMMER focus.
He was an American artist who strongly impacted the art world of the 20th century

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Flats by the railway

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Flats by the railway

Williams decided to dedicate this week’s UNDER THE HAMMER [Un]original to Edward Hopper.

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Shit

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Shit

Simon Williams took his inspiration from the famous act of defiant mockery of the art world, artists, and criticism, the piece Artist shit (merda d’artista) by Piero Manzoni.

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Burnt Yellow

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Burnt Yellow

Burnt Yellow the new [Un]original realised by Simon William for UNDER THE HAMMER this week is inspired by Yves Klein’s work. Klein is a famous French post war artist (50’s). 

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Pool

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Pool

For this [Un]original piece, Simon took his inspiration from the early 80’s David Hockney photo collage series Joiners made up of polaroid photographs.

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Body

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Body

For the fifth successive week, we are putting a new artwork under the hammer. This week’s [Un]original is inspired by Antony Gormley’s moulds of his own body.

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Ram

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Ram

During this fouth week, UNDER THE HAMMER presents to you Ram an (Un)original inspired by Picasso’s Bull’s Head  sculpture created in 1942.

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Frame

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Frame

This week UNDER THE HAMMER offers you the chance to buy, or doom to destruction, Frame, an (Un)original inspired by Warhol’s screen prints of Marilyn Monroe

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Circle

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Circle

The (Un)original to come under the hammer in week #2 is Circle, a hand painted circle executed in one swift movement. 

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Shower

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Shower

The first artwork to come under the hammer is a reimagining, 100 years after its creation, of one of the most influential artworks of the 20th century. 

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About Jakbox

An architecture graduate and owner of a major theatrical design company, Simon Williams’ hats have been many and varied.  From performance art to painting pavement reproductions of the famous masters and being crowned Time Out’s Street Artist Of The Year, Simon has always known how to grab the public’s attention. After spending the past two decades building a successful design company, Feast Creative, Simon has turned his attention to his own artistic endeavours. Without the confines of a brief his art, like his design, is characteristically impactful and vivid.