False Profits- Gold Leaf> Limited Edition Print by Mear One

Artist: Mear One
Dimensions: 20.00in x 27.00in

Price: $500.00

Purchase False Profits- Gold Leaf Limited Edition 11-Color Gold Leaf Serigraph on Hand-Deckled 290gsm Coventry Rag Paper by Mear One graffiti street artist modern pop art.


"This silkscreen is based on a 2012 mural I painted off Brick Lane in the Shoreditch community of East London. I originally titled this piece “Freedom For Humanity” and experienced loads of controversy over the subject matter at the time of its creation. The mural, done entirely in spray paint, depicted a group of fat, old, decrepit white men playing a game of Monopoly on the backs of the working class. My critique of the elite banking cartels brought a standard response from the conservative contingent in London who swiftly conspired to have the piece silenced, but not before the BBC was able to televise the developing controversy surrounding the mural. A heated debate went on for about 4 weeks until finally my mural was buffed by the local governing authorities, thus silencing the message and preventing the conversation from reaching any more viewers. The message was too strong for some to cope with, but I know it was timely and relevant and it needed to be said. With the global economic situation collapsing financial systems across the planet we need more critical thought that shows resistance to this blatant disregard for humanity." - Mear One

Artwork
Color Green
Color Orange
Edition 50
Frame Not Framed
Location 2436-2
Media 11-Color Serigraph
Media Serigraph
Media Gold Leaf
Medium 290gsm Coventry Rag Paper
Medium Hand-Deckled
Signed Yes
Topic Illuminati
Topic Gold Leaf
Topic Money
Topic Civil Unrest
Topic Protest
Year 2014
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