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"We're Better Than This" Limited Edition Print

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From the studio of Philip Gladstone: "We're Better Than This", a signed and numbered limited edition giclée after the artist's original mixed-media painting


Philip Gladstone's "We're Better Than This" appropriates the nude from Horace Bristol's iconic U.S Navy photograph "The Naked Gunner, Rescue at Rabaul, 1944" and incongruously places Bristol's Airman in a vintage, now obsolete phone booth on a littered 'planet', embellished with references to Coca-Cola, Warhol's Campbell's Soup can and his Brillo box — all composed as a visual parable for our uncertain times, with a nod to the comforting, magical imagery of Saint-Exupéry's "The Little Prince"


  • "We're Better Than This" is a giclée print on premium fine art matte white paper
  • The sheet size (including white margins all around) is 10-7/8 by 18-1/2 inches
  • The image size (excluding the white margins) is 8-7/8 by 16 inches
  • Our giclées are signed by the artist, numbered and titled (when applicable) in pencil, all within the lower white margin directly below the image
  • This edition was published in 2017
  • This edition size is fifteen plus two artist's proofs (for a total of just seventeen giclées)
  • A hand-signed Certificate of Authenticity is included with every giclée from Philip Gladstone Studio
  • All of our limited edition giclées ship flat in a box, never rolled

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 Philip Gladstone is an American artist best known for his story-telling, evocative paintings featuring the male nude as subject, protagonist and muse

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