Swoon, ‘Moni and The Sphynx’, 2017, Print, Fifteen-colour screen print on paper Hand-finished with acrylic gouache and watercolour, West Chelsea Contemporary
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share

Swoon

Moni and The Sphynx, 2017

Fifteen-colour screen print on paper Hand-finished with acrylic gouache and watercolour
30 1/2 × 23 1/2 in
77.5 × 59.7 cm
Edition 35/75
.
$2,400
Location
Austin , Lakeway, Austin
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.
About the work
Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Swoon
Learn more
More info
Browse works in this category
$2,250–$2,500
This work
$0
$5,250+
Swoon
American, b. 1977
Follow

Caledonia Curry, a.k.a. Swoon, creates street art, installations, and sculptural assemblages, merging art and activism with the intent of improving the world. After completing her studies at the Pratt Institute, Swoon realized that she would not be content to only exhibit in galleries and museums. “I wanted to become part of something larger than myself,” she explained. “I wanted to embrace the world.” This desire drove her art into the streets where, since 1999, Swoon has been wheat-pasting life-size portraits of everyday urbanites onto walls in New York and other cities. Swoon takes a humanitarian approach to art and contributed to the reconstruction of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. At the 2009 Venice Biennale, she shocked and delighted visitors by navigating a flotilla of rafts, handcrafted from scavenged materials and garbage, into the city’s waterways.

Swoon, ‘Moni and The Sphynx’, 2017, Print, Fifteen-colour screen print on paper Hand-finished with acrylic gouache and watercolour, West Chelsea Contemporary
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
About the work
Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Swoon
Learn more
More info
Browse works in this category
$2,250–$2,500
This work
$0
$5,250+
Swoon
American, b. 1977
Follow

Caledonia Curry, a.k.a. Swoon, creates street art, installations, and sculptural assemblages, merging art and activism with the intent of improving the world. After completing her studies at the Pratt Institute, Swoon realized that she would not be content to only exhibit in galleries and museums. “I wanted to become part of something larger than myself,” she explained. “I wanted to embrace the world.” This desire drove her art into the streets where, since 1999, Swoon has been wheat-pasting life-size portraits of everyday urbanites onto walls in New York and other cities. Swoon takes a humanitarian approach to art and contributed to the reconstruction of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. At the 2009 Venice Biennale, she shocked and delighted visitors by navigating a flotilla of rafts, handcrafted from scavenged materials and garbage, into the city’s waterways.

Swoon

Moni and The Sphynx, 2017

Fifteen-colour screen print on paper Hand-finished with acrylic gouache and watercolour
30 1/2 × 23 1/2 in
77.5 × 59.7 cm
Edition 35/75
.
$2,400
Location
Austin , Lakeway, Austin
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.
Series by this artist
Other works from West Chelsea Contemporary
Related works
Most Similar