• William Quigley
  • William Quigley
  • William Quigley
  • William Quigley
  • William Quigley
  • William Quigley

William Quigley

"If you donate a million lbs or $ to 4BYSIX + the homeless I'll make you a better painting" - William Quigley

Original artwork signed 

Edition 1 of 1

Paint on repurposed London bus panel

87 x 57cm

William Quigley (b.1961) is a contemporary American artist with a long and winding career, bumbling from coast to coast, exhibiting with some of the greatest painters of his time. Now in New York, in the land of his icons and later acquaintances, he’s continued to make a name for himself through commissions of famous people and through publicized relations with sometimes infamous people. Recently, the most publicized of these events being an accidental portrait of Donald Trump and the painting’s involvement in the former president’s commercial fraud charges. He has also dabbled in the NFT art scene, working closely with an entrepreneur of the same name. Despite these headline worthy characteristics, Quigley’s continuous gestural abstraction practice shows serious talent. He’s clearly got a distinct ability to combine the greater societal context to his abstract work of art, weaving together pop culture sentiments and personal sentiments in an alluring manner.

In what can only be described as ‘smug,’ Quigley has presented 4BYSIX with a painting that’s more of a proposition than a portrait. “If you donate a million lbs. or $ to 4BYSIX + the homeless I will make you a better painting.” William’s dare has completely genuinely and ingeniously twisted our formula. Throughout his career, he has reoccuringly painted for charity, fundraising, or awareness, using his skill for publicity to the benefit of thousands. If this simple painting’s question were to be answered, it could be one of the most successful of his world changing schemes.




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UK: £80.00
Europe: £120.00
Rest of world: £140.00

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