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Alec Monopoly

Lot 66244

Arrested Monopoly, 2010

Acrylic and collage on canvas encased in resin
24 × 36 in
61 × 91.4 cm
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $4,000–$6,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
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$8,000
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The Monopoly Man may generally be seen as a lovable representative of capitalism, but Alec Monopoly …

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The Monopoly Man may generally be seen as a lovable representative of capitalism, but Alec Monopoly seized upon the figure after the 2008 crash as something a bit more sinister, even as a stand-in for fraudster Bernie Madoff. Two years later, the artist here gave form to a widespread fantasy: more Wall Streeters …

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Signed lower right: Alec
Alec Monopoly
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Street artist Alec Monopoly takes his name from the transaction-based board game in which players …

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Street artist Alec Monopoly takes his name from the transaction-based board game in which players buy and sell property, accumulate money, and try to make their opponents go broke. The artist employs the character of Rich Uncle Pennybags, the game's suited mascot, to deliver his critique of capitalist greed. In …

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The Monopoly Man may generally be seen as a lovable representative of capitalism, but Alec Monopoly …

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The Monopoly Man may generally be seen as a lovable representative of capitalism, but Alec Monopoly seized upon the figure after the 2008 crash as something a bit more sinister, even as a stand-in for fraudster Bernie Madoff. Two years later, the artist here gave form to a widespread fantasy: more Wall Streeters …

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Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Signature
Signed lower right: Alec
Alec Monopoly
American
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Street artist Alec Monopoly takes his name from the transaction-based board game in which players …

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Street artist Alec Monopoly takes his name from the transaction-based board game in which players buy and sell property, accumulate money, and try to make their opponents go broke. The artist employs the character of Rich Uncle Pennybags, the game's suited mascot, to deliver his critique of capitalist greed. In …

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Alec Monopoly

Lot 66244

Arrested Monopoly, 2010

Acrylic and collage on canvas encased in resin
24 × 36 in
61 × 91.4 cm
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $4,000–$6,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Current bid
$8,000
22 bids
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03d  15h  00m  50s
Live Jul 22, 7:00pm
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