89_PF03_Sirois-Rouleau_Shaw_The Truth in Black and White with Some Grey Areas
Phil Shaw The Truth in Black and White with Some Grey Areas, 2014.
Photo : courtesy of the artist

Interested in paradoxes and contradictions in images, Phil Shaw uses archival printmaking techniques to blur the line between real and fictional worlds. Humour is an essential part of his work, allowing him to throw into sharp relief the irony — sometimes cruel, sometimes extravagant — that typifies Western society.

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