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Alec Monopoly

Lot 66245

Piano, 2010

Acrylic on canvas
40 1/4 × 60 1/4 in
102.2 × 153 cm
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $10,000–$15,000
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Current bid
$11,000
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Alec Monopoly resurrected the Monopoly Man, that icon from the classic pro-capitalist board game, …

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Alec Monopoly resurrected the Monopoly Man, that icon from the classic pro-capitalist board game, shortly after the 2008 economic crash. He lends a critical edge to the character by casting him in the role of securities fraudster Bernie Madoff. In this work from two years later, Monopoly Man plays piano while the …

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Signed lower left: 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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Alec Monopoly resurrected the Monopoly Man, that icon from the classic pro-capitalist board game, …

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Alec Monopoly resurrected the Monopoly Man, that icon from the classic pro-capitalist board game, shortly after the 2008 economic crash. He lends a critical edge to the character by casting him in the role of securities fraudster Bernie Madoff. In this work from two years later, Monopoly Man plays piano while the …

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Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Signature
Signed lower left: 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 66245

Piano, 2010

Acrylic on canvas
40 1/4 × 60 1/4 in
102.2 × 153 cm
Heritage Auctions
Estimated value: $10,000–$15,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Current bid
$11,000
7 bids
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03d  15h  07m  33s
Live Jul 22, 7:00pm
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