Edition of 50
This exquisite limited edition print represents Team Renault in the 2009 Formula 1™ season.
Featured on the print are F1™ drivers Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet Jr who were photographed by the artist.
Mark Dickens displays the beautiful Middle Eastern culture of Abu Dhabi with a stunning architectural image of the beautiful lanterns from the Emirates Palace and a mosaic of a traditional sailing dhow. To represent the Formula 1™ team he includes the racing Renault F1™ car. He also incorporated decorative tile designs taken from within the Sheikh Zayed Mosque throughout and pieces of local fabrics to create a stunning unique border around the print.
Mark Dickens invited Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet Jr to hand-write segments from Rudyard Kipling’s poem ‘IF’, which appear on the print in both English and Arabic.
Hand-written segments from Rudyard Kipling’s poem ‘IF’
“If you can meet with triumph and disaster and treat those two imposters just the same,” Fernando Alonso
“If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,” Nelson Piquet Jr