DNA Inheriting the Family Jewels 2


Artist signed Giclee Fine Art print on Hahnemuhle 310gsm paper


Artists: Denise Wyllie and Clare O Hagan

This science and art print was created by Wyllie O Hagan during a two year residency at University College London Hospital with Professor Hartley, Director of Cancer Studies and leader of the scientific team who develop chemotherapy drugs that target DNA.

Reflecting the scientific nature of the subject, Denise Wyllie and Clare O Hagan used neon yellow, green and orange inks to mirror the fluorescent bio-technological images used by the scientists in their work. Using new technology screen inks the original work glowed in the dark to reveal DNA’s hidden structure, complexity, symmetry and beauty. The artists used layering techniques combining die-punching, iridescent coloured sections of canvas and transparent plastic pockets filled with a kaleidoscope of fluorescent red and green plastics, small round mirrors, seed beads, netting, scientific notes, heat treated fibres, folded and crimped metal papers and marbled paper fragments, and X ray material. They incorporated the X ray DNA gene expression micro arrays (the plastic film from scientific research) into a multi-layered original artwork this print is based on.

This artwork celebrates the growing awareness of the importance of DNA in Cancer Research, and the positive developments in drug therapies over the last 50 years.

Artist signed Giclee Fine Art print on Hahnemuhle 310gsm paper

The Fine Art Print is housed in a mount with a hard backing board, and is delivered ready to fit into a standard size frame. (Frame not included)


Additional information

Dimensions 29 × 42 cm