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Jeremy Novy

Koi, 2016

Acrylic on glass window pane
39 × 36 in
99.1 × 91.4 cm
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Julien's Auctions
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Signed and dated in acrylic lower right "Novy 2016"
Jeremy Novy
b. 1979
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Jeremy Novy’s unique brand of street art is ripe with thoughtful social examinations. Novy has combated a homophobic lack of representation with a celebration of gay iconography, bringing joviality and warmth to disused urban spaces. His stencil work is cogent in its messaging and remarkably complex for its compositional simplicity—like the koi fish of his most-established series which, floating beneath the surface of concrete, refer to anti-authoritarian coded symbols in Chinese art under communism.

Since graduating from Pecks School of the Arts, Novy’s art has been met with acclaim across the country. With a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, he curated the first major exhibition of its kind, “A History of Queer Street Art,” premiered in San Francisco in 2011 and later toured to Pop Up Gallery in Los Angeles and Yale University.

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Signed and dated in acrylic lower right "Novy 2016"
Jeremy Novy
b. 1979
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Jeremy Novy’s unique brand of street art is ripe with thoughtful social examinations. Novy has combated a homophobic lack of representation with a celebration of gay iconography, bringing joviality and warmth to disused urban spaces. His stencil work is cogent in its messaging and remarkably complex for its compositional simplicity—like the koi fish of his most-established series which, floating beneath the surface of concrete, refer to anti-authoritarian coded symbols in Chinese art under communism.

Since graduating from Pecks School of the Arts, Novy’s art has been met with acclaim across the country. With a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, he curated the first major exhibition of its kind, “A History of Queer Street Art,” premiered in San Francisco in 2011 and later toured to Pop Up Gallery in Los Angeles and Yale University.

Jeremy Novy

Koi, 2016

Acrylic on glass window pane
39 × 36 in
99.1 × 91.4 cm
Bidding closed
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