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    Various Artists
    Untitled, polyptych, 2009
    Collage, acrylic, and spray paint on panel
    108 x 160 inches (274.3 x 406.4 cm)
    Signed, dated and dedicated in ink lower left of one panel: Dedicated to / K Nilsson / 2009 / Sh...D... / For / Abstract
    An important image in the the series, 'Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York,' this work monumentalizes one of New York's most overlooked features. In the book 'Store Front,' James and Karla Murray lovingly photograph mom-and-pop shops marked by graffiti and character. This work features a meticulously photographed storefront that was printed at close to life-size scale and installed on the Gawker Media roof, for an exhibition entitled MOM & POPism, curated by Billi Kid reinterpreting James and Karle Murray's book. The large-scale photographic storefronts became canvases on which selected graffiti artists were invited to leave their marks. This pasta shop was layered with work by street artists like Buildmore, Morgan Thomas and Blanco Love Pasta!.


    Condition Report*: Scattered abrasions along edges resulting in lifting and losses; surface soil; scattered tears to edges.
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