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Uncle Scam

Shepard Fairey
2006
Screen Printing
Limited edition serigraph on paper
104.1 x 73.6 x 0 cm
Hand signed
7 of 8
AP
Excellent
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#18-01 The Morningside, 1 Jalan Kuala, Singapore 239639, By Appointment Only, Singapore
Good To Know: Unframed, professionally packed, stored flat in humidity controlled art storage facility, condition report available upon request; Arty-Fact: Created in 2006, the ‘Rise Above’ series was Shepard Fairey’s commentary on abuses of power, governmental hypocrisy and loss of civil liberties, as well as a call for people to rise above these problems. Encouraging them to change the system or work around its limitations. Part of this series, ‘Uncle Scam’ is a verbal and visual twist on conventional expectations of patriotism. The iconic image of Uncle Sam is juxtaposed with the death of human rights, democracy, peace, justice, privacy and civil liberty – depicted by placing each of these values on a human skull.

About Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey is an American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist and illustrator who emerged from the skateboarding scene.Read More

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Addicted is an online art gallery founded by an Australian “Mr” (Blair) and “Mrs” (Elena) living in the buzzing metropolis that is Singapore. A bit about our story… Our passion for...Read More
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