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Whisbe

Bowie Gummy Bear, 2016

Iridescent blue steel with diamond dust on canvas
40 × 30 in
101.6 × 76.2 cm
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New York-based street artist WhIsBe has become known for his “Vandal Gummies” series, depicting …

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New York-based street artist WhIsBe has become known for his “Vandal Gummies” series, depicting gummy bears of various shades in police lineup photographs. His whimsical iconography pokes fun at some of society's most disseminated mages, from Ronald McDonald to President Obama. WhIsBe’s work often has political …

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Signed and dated to the lower right and signed and titled on verso.
Whisbe
American, b. 1987
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WhIsBe is best known for producing jarring social commentary by placing innocuous imagery within a …

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WhIsBe is best known for producing jarring social commentary by placing innocuous imagery within a provocative context. The artist garnered significant attention for his depiction of Ronald McDonald as a dictator, which juxtaposed the smiling mascot with historical iconography of totalitarianism. He continues to …

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New York-based street artist WhIsBe has become known for his “Vandal Gummies” series, depicting …

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New York-based street artist WhIsBe has become known for his “Vandal Gummies” series, depicting gummy bears of various shades in police lineup photographs. His whimsical iconography pokes fun at some of society's most disseminated mages, from Ronald McDonald to President Obama. WhIsBe’s work often has political …

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Signature
Signed and dated to the lower right and signed and titled on verso.
Whisbe
American, b. 1987
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WhIsBe is best known for producing jarring social commentary by placing innocuous imagery within a …

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WhIsBe is best known for producing jarring social commentary by placing innocuous imagery within a provocative context. The artist garnered significant attention for his depiction of Ronald McDonald as a dictator, which juxtaposed the smiling mascot with historical iconography of totalitarianism. He continues to …

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Whisbe

Bowie Gummy Bear, 2016

Iridescent blue steel with diamond dust on canvas
40 × 30 in
101.6 × 76.2 cm
Bidding closed
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