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D*Face and Banksy, American Depress, screenprint, 2008

Lot 0083
D*Face (BRITISH, 1978)American DepressColor screenprint on perspex2008.Artist's stamp, verso.Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 3 1/5 inches (5.5 x 8.8 cm)Framed and mattedBanksy stamp on the back from DismalandA faux American Express card aptly adjusted to read American Depress is a great example of D*Face's iconic humor playing on consumer issues of common people. The size and medium directly imitate an actual card and inscribed at the bottom is the indentation of "Your Name" lower left. Among other street artists, D*Face has eagerly been entering the auction market, possibly another subliminal play from him as using your American Express to invest in the American Depress.This screenprint on perspex was created in 2008 at a show he had in London. The artist's ink stamp is on the verso and it measures 2 1/4 x 3 1/5 inches, just like your credit card.D*Face (BRITISH)D*face is most known for his graffiti art originating in London. His first major London solo exhibition,â€Death & Glory,†was sold out in 2006 at the Stolenspace gallery. Influenced by other street artists like Banksy and Shepard Fairey, D*Face has also been breaking the barrier of street and fine art. In 2013 D*Face took part in Art Wars curated by Ben Moore at the Saatchi Gallery. Frame not included.

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Very good condition

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D*Face and Banksy, American Depress, screenprint, 2008

Estimate €1,400 - €1,800Feb 18, 2018