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Stik

Liberty, 2013

Acrylic and marker on canvas
7 × 2 1/2 in
17.8 × 6.4 cm
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STIK’s “Liberty Project” placed stick figures throughout Manhattan in a gesture of …

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Stretched canvas

STIK’s “Liberty Project” placed stick figures throughout Manhattan in a gesture of solidarity to all the activists, rebels, artists, and outsiders. With an arm raised to the sky, Liberty stands tall and proud after its namesake that stands in the Hudson River by French artist Frederic August …

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Signed and dated in ink on verso "Stik 2013"
Stik
British
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For the last decade, street artist Stik's huge mysterious figures have been lurking on the sides of buildings and billboards in Hackney. Though simple, composed of just six lines each with dots for eyes, Stik's stick people are subtly expressive. The artist spent a number of years homeless, and in addition to being self-taught, still does much of his mural work illegally, sometimes reaching seemingly superhuman locations to paint. Despite Stik’s unofficial origins, organizations such as The British Council have commissioned permanent murals by him in London and abroad.

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Stretched canvas

STIK’s “Liberty Project” placed stick figures throughout Manhattan in a gesture of …

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Stretched canvas

STIK’s “Liberty Project” placed stick figures throughout Manhattan in a gesture of solidarity to all the activists, rebels, artists, and outsiders. With an arm raised to the sky, Liberty stands tall and proud after its namesake that stands in the Hudson River by French artist Frederic August …

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Signature
Signed and dated in ink on verso "Stik 2013"
Stik
British
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For the last decade, street artist Stik's huge mysterious figures have been lurking on the sides of buildings and billboards in Hackney. Though simple, composed of just six lines each with dots for eyes, Stik's stick people are subtly expressive. The artist spent a number of years homeless, and in addition to being self-taught, still does much of his mural work illegally, sometimes reaching seemingly superhuman locations to paint. Despite Stik’s unofficial origins, organizations such as The British Council have commissioned permanent murals by him in London and abroad.

Stik

Liberty, 2013

Acrylic and marker on canvas
7 × 2 1/2 in
17.8 × 6.4 cm
Bidding closed
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