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Ron English

Abraham Obama (Silver Lettering), 2009

Lenticular 3-color flip with silkscreened silver lettering
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
Edition of 30
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Signed in gold ink lower left
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Ron English
American, b. 1959
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Ron English coined the term “POPaganda” to describe his trademark fusion of high and low imagery, mixing superheroes and comic strips with art history iconography in his prolific and ubiquitous paintings, billboards, and sculptures. English has imagined a vast (and still growing) roster of characters, including MC Supersized, his obese fast-food mascot that was featured in the documentary Supersize Me (2004), and Abraham Obama, a mash-up of America’s 16th and 44th Presidents. He is best known for combining expert draftsmanship with a cynical, humorous critique of American culture.

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About the work
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Signature
Signed in gold ink lower left
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Ron English
American, b. 1959
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Ron English coined the term “POPaganda” to describe his trademark fusion of high and low imagery, mixing superheroes and comic strips with art history iconography in his prolific and ubiquitous paintings, billboards, and sculptures. English has imagined a vast (and still growing) roster of characters, including MC Supersized, his obese fast-food mascot that was featured in the documentary Supersize Me (2004), and Abraham Obama, a mash-up of America’s 16th and 44th Presidents. He is best known for combining expert draftsmanship with a cynical, humorous critique of American culture.

Ron English

Abraham Obama (Silver Lettering), 2009

Lenticular 3-color flip with silkscreened silver lettering
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
Edition of 30
Bidding closed
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