In his famous high collar and a scarf, legendary singer Elvis Presley arrives at the International Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 1st, 1969, the day of his comeback press conference. With his addition of a wall of multi-colored, pixel-like blocks, Taupin’s reworking and its title allude to the coercive influence Elvis’s manager Colonel Tom Parker held over the singer’s life and career.
Mixed media, pigmented digital print on Achival Photo Rag paper
Hand signed by Bernie Taupin.
Edition of 199
16” x 23”