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Chris Mars

Chris Mars (born 1961) is an American painter and musician. After a successful career in music (as a drummer in alternative rock bands 'the Replacements', then 'Golden Smog' and later with a solo career) he left music to concentrate on his artwork. His painting style, examples of which grace all of his album covers, is marked by nightmarish landscapes and grotesque, distorted figures. He draws inspiration from his older brother's struggle with schizophrenia. He generally likes to use oils or pastels, although he ventures into other media.

The artist has designed some very limited edition pieces of 10 exclusively for The New English. All pieces are made of Finest English Bone China and made in Stoke-on-Trent, England.

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  • Mad Potters Wye Vase (Limited Edition of 10)
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    Exquisitely hand gilt lidded Wye vase featuring the amazing artwork of Chris Mars. Created especially for the 'Mad Potters Tea Party' exhibition as originally presented at the Gallery show in Berlin of the same name.

    Exquisitely hand gilded in 22kt gold

    Finest English Bone China

    Made in Stoke on Trent, England

    Edition size 10 worldwide

    This piece is made to order

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