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D*Face

Pop Tart (Yellow), 2007

Screen print in colours on 410gsm Somersert Satin paper
29 1/10 × 29 9/10 in
74 × 76 cm
Edition of 125
Bidding closed
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Tate Ward Auctions

signed and numbered from an edition of 125 in pencil, published by Black Rat Press; sheet: 74 x …

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signed and numbered from an edition of 125 in pencil, published by Black Rat Press; sheet: 74 x 76cm (framed)

Please note this lot is subject to Artist Resale Right, more information can be found at Tate Ward Conditions of Sale.

D*Face
British, b. 1978
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Drawing inspiration from New York’s pioneering graffiti scene of the 1970s and ’80s, British street artist D*Face has painted walls all over the world with his incisive, Pop-inflected murals that critique the modern world, in particular consumerism and the American Dream. In past works he has appropriated familiar cartoon figures such as Mickey Mouse and Hello Kitty—dissecting them with images like skulls or economic signifiers—and created portraits of icons like Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain. “Thematically my work always draws upon personal experiences, whether that’s the saturation of media in our lives, our fascination with celebrity and stardom or more singular experiences such as the loss of loved ones,” D*Face says. Although he has increasingly shown at galleries, he approaches these sites with the same anarchic energy as his in situ works in public spaces.

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signed and numbered from an edition of 125 in pencil, published by Black Rat Press; sheet: 74 x …

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signed and numbered from an edition of 125 in pencil, published by Black Rat Press; sheet: 74 x 76cm (framed)

Please note this lot is subject to Artist Resale Right, more information can be found at Tate Ward Conditions of Sale.

D*Face
British, b. 1978
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Drawing inspiration from New York’s pioneering graffiti scene of the 1970s and ’80s, British street artist D*Face has painted walls all over the world with his incisive, Pop-inflected murals that critique the modern world, in particular consumerism and the American Dream. In past works he has appropriated familiar cartoon figures such as Mickey Mouse and Hello Kitty—dissecting them with images like skulls or economic signifiers—and created portraits of icons like Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain. “Thematically my work always draws upon personal experiences, whether that’s the saturation of media in our lives, our fascination with celebrity and stardom or more singular experiences such as the loss of loved ones,” D*Face says. Although he has increasingly shown at galleries, he approaches these sites with the same anarchic energy as his in situ works in public spaces.

D*Face

Pop Tart (Yellow), 2007

Screen print in colours on 410gsm Somersert Satin paper
29 1/10 × 29 9/10 in
74 × 76 cm
Edition of 125
Bidding closed
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