Knowledge Bennett, ‘Vertical Integration (Neighborhood Nip)’, 2019, The Know Contemporary
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Vertical Integration (Neighborhood Nip), 2019

Mixed media on canvas
120 × 24 × 3 in
304.8 × 61 × 7.6 cm
This is a unique work.
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The Know Contemporary
Los Angeles

Unlike McCracken known for his planks, glossed to brilliant shine, that lean against the gallery …

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Painting
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Great
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Hand-signed by artist
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Series
Black Paintings
Knowledge Bennett
American, b. 1976
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Inspired by 1960s Pop Art, Knowledge Bennett remixes Andy Warhol’s iconic silkscreens with the celebrities of today, creating graphic portraits of Rihanna, Kanye West, and Donald Trump that range from playful to political. Bennett is most known for his “Cojones” series, which casts audacious figures in a crotch-grabbing pose, appropriated from Janette Beckman’s 1989 photograph of Hip Hop artist Slick Rick. “In today’s world of social media saturation, people’s attention spans are at an all time low,” explains Bennett, “The visual artist must present something so arresting, enabling his/her statement to literally stop people in their tracks.”

Knowledge Bennett, ‘Vertical Integration (Neighborhood Nip)’, 2019, The Know Contemporary
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About the work
The Know Contemporary
Los Angeles

Unlike McCracken known for his planks, glossed to brilliant shine, that lean against the gallery walls, by which he melds the restrained formal qualities of minimalism and a sensibility expressed through color, form, and finish, Knowledge Bennett utilizes minimal aesthetics which are tall, slim, black, and brilliant …

Medium
Painting
Condition
Great
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Series
Black Paintings
Knowledge Bennett
American, b. 1976
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Inspired by 1960s Pop Art, Knowledge Bennett remixes Andy Warhol’s iconic silkscreens with the celebrities of today, creating graphic portraits of Rihanna, Kanye West, and Donald Trump that range from playful to political. Bennett is most known for his “Cojones” series, which casts audacious figures in a crotch-grabbing pose, appropriated from Janette Beckman’s 1989 photograph of Hip Hop artist Slick Rick. “In today’s world of social media saturation, people’s attention spans are at an all time low,” explains Bennett, “The visual artist must present something so arresting, enabling his/her statement to literally stop people in their tracks.”

Vertical Integration (Neighborhood Nip), 2019

Mixed media on canvas
120 × 24 × 3 in
304.8 × 61 × 7.6 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
Location
Los Angeles
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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