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Tough Love
By Derek HessPart of TLA Collection  RUN # 01496g
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Tough Love
By Derek HessPart of TLA Collection
RUN #01496g
Derek Hess' Latest Emotional Turmoil

We welcome back Derek Hess as he joins us for his latest release, TLA available in a 3-print set, these prints capture a recent "emotional turmoil" for the storied artist. To find out more about Hess, be sure to check out Forced Perspective, a documentary by filmmaker Nick Cavalier completed earlier this year. The 1xRUN and Inner State alum was in Detroit filming several scenes for the movie prior to Hess' solo exhibition Critical Infrastructure Against External Threats. You can now check out the full length documentary which traces Hess' storied past as an icon in the gig poster and fine art worlds and much more. You can rent or buy it on Vimeo now and stream right away, so be sure to check it out. Read on to find out more about Hess' latest print series and grab new original artwork available here...

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Original: 1
SIZE8.6 x 8.5 Inches
TYPEPen & Spray Paint on Fine Art Paper
This original artwork comes signed by Derek Hess with a Letter of Provenance from 1xRUN.
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RUN INFORMATION
SHIPPING INFORMATION
Original: 1
SIZE8.6 x 8.5 Inches
TYPEPen & Spray Paint on Fine Art Paper
This original artwork comes signed by Derek Hess with a Letter of Provenance from 1xRUN.
EST SHIPPING4-6 weeks
AVAILABILITYShips worldwide
RETURNSCan you return items?
We'll update you throughout your purchased art's journey from 1xRun to when it leaves our hands and ventures to you.
ABOUT THIS ART
From concert posters to politically charged fine art pieces, Cleveland-based artist Derek Hess has tested the waters of both the music and art world for over 15 years.

Growth, in general, has been an unwavering theme throughout both Hess’ personal and professional life. From a young age, Hess was transfixed by his father Roy’s ability to create on paper the images of planes and tanks that his son had swimming in his head.

Always a fan of music, Hess began booking shows at the Euclid Tavern, a staple for cover bands and blues at the time. Hess soon began to curtail the format of the bands being brought to the tavern into something he liked and was comfortable with. He also started creating the promotional flyers for the shows using his own unique vision and a play off the bands names and genre.

More recently, Hess started a clothing line, Strhess, as well as Hessfest and the Strhess Tour, a collaboration of music and art that features bands such as Thursday, Shadow’s Fall, Stretch Arm Strong and Taking Back Sunday.

Hess’ art has been able to transcend genres as well as generations, which is icing on the cake for the artist. “At the end of the day I’d like, ideally, for all of my art to be technically sound. That, to me, is what makes a successful artist.”


Find more by Derek Hess here.

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