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Homies 4 Life

Type:Archival Pigment Print on 330gsm Fine Art Paper
Size:14 x 14 Inches
Release:August 08, 2013
Run of:40
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The framing option for this RUN includes a 1 Inch Black Wood Frame with UV Glass, foam core backing and ready to hang hardware.


"I find particular pleasure in finding a unique balance between abstract and figurative work. There was a good deal of time dedicated to discovering the materials and mediums at hand. It's a delicate process at times and it can easily be overworked. Once I find the right "feel", I then birth the figures that were lying right below the surface. It's essentially layers upon layers of colors, textures, and love making both literally and figuratively.

I created the original Homies 4 Life painting in 2012, and I just really wanted to paint something for the homies. This piece is meant to honor all the homies in the world from the past, present, and future. Especially dinosaurs, but not the ones with social disorders. The original is sold, and was approximately 48in x 48in. For this RUN I will be hand-embellishing each print, so each will be slightly different and unique." - Jasper Wong

This RUN comes signed, numbered and with a Certificate of Authenticity from Jasper Wong and 1xRUN.

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ABOUT Jasper Wong:
Jasper Wong is an artist, illustrator, and curator. He is a man who wears many hats and best known for his art that is a unique clash of Asian-influenced pop culture on paper. Jasper has exhibited worldwide, in places such as Japan, California, France, London, Mexico, New York, Hong Kong, Chicago, and Australia and he has been selected on multiple occasions by Archive magazine as one of the 200 Best Illustrators worldwide. He has also scored press in publications such as Communication Arts, Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Taschen‚ Illustration Now, Hypebeast, Booooooom, Arrested Motion, Hi-Fructose, Acclaim, Complex, Vice, and Juxtapoz. Jasper is also the founder of a gallery in Hong Kong called ABOVE SECOND and another creative venue in Honolulu called LOFT IN SPACE. In its existence, both Monocle magazine and CNN have chosen it as one of the best galleries in the city.

Jasper is also the creator and lead director of POW WOW HAWAII, which is a non-profit organization of contemporary artists committed to community enrichment through the creation of art outreach programs, educational programs and engaging the community in the creation and appreciation of art. Jasper’s newest venture is in the form of a community art center called LANA LANE STUDIOS. It is a re-purposed industrial warehouse that has been transformed into progressive 2D/3D creative workspace and center for teaching and learning. It is a place where creative output flourishes, interacts with and inspires the community. It is a combination of private studio spaces and a fully functional art school for the youth of Hawaii.
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