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Empower Equality - Blue

RUN #:00253e
Type:Hand-Embellished Silkscreen on 140lbs Archival French Paper
Size:30 x 22 Inches
Release:June 27, 2012
Run of:200
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Empower Equality
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This RUN contains 4 Grey Hand-Embellished prints numbered randomly in the first 40 prints of the edition of 200 from New York City street artist gilf!'s debut print Empower Equality. Each print is uniquely hand-embellished by gilf! and will have slight color deviations.

"The fist is best known for the Black Power movement of the 1960s in America. While it represented unity within the race, it originates back to 1930s Germany. This symbol was first used by the Communist Party in Germany. It was a symbol that the party members would display to one another to show their unity against Hitler. The current tertiary rainbow colors represent all walks of life and my belief that all people should be given equal rights. It is time that all people are treated equally in this country- not just the people in power. Hence the title, Empower Equality. Each embellishment takes about 40 minutes. The concept took about 2 weeks to tweak to perfection. Getting it printed took about 3 weeks. I've hand drawn the word EVOLVE from left to right, and right to left. EVOLVE spelled backwards is EVLOVE- many people will think I'm writing LOVE over and over again. There are multiple color ways of this marker embellishment- I estimate that EVOLVE is written around 800 times per print. " - gilf!

This RUN comes signed, numbered and with a Certificate of Authenticity from gilf! and 1xRUN

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ABOUT Ann Lewis:
Ann Lewis is a multidisciplinary activist artist using painting, installation, and participatory performance in our public spaces to explore themes related to American identity, power structures, and justice. Her work interrogates power imbalances such as mass incarceration, police brutality, and the desecration of women’s and trans rights. Ann’s data-driven art uses concept-specific materials to reflect facts in these apocryphal times. After receiving her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin she has shown at the Obama White House, and her mural See Her received an Americans for the Arts 2018 Public Art Network (PAN) Year in Review Award. Ann’s art has been acquired by the New York Historical Society Museum and the US Library of Congress.Her work has been discussed in Hyperallergic, Artnet, Interview Magazine, The LA Times, and The Guardian. She has exhibited in solo and group shows throughout the US and abroad including shows at Petzel Gallery in New York, Seyhoun Gallery in Tehran, Iran. Her most recent work To Be Human commissioned by Duolingo spans 17,000 sq ft and instigated a dialogue producing a large public art grant supporting artists in Pittsburgh, PA.

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