What is new about this old American story? Manipulating and profiting from scarcity in the name of culture is exploitation, not entrepreneurship. Exchanging ownership for currency is a financial market, not a democratized community. Hoarding certificates of authenticity is a speculation scheme, not an investment in the arts. Who is staking claims? Who is left behind?
Created in collaboration with Rebecca Ackermann, Four Letterpress Posters Concerning Contemporary Trends In Art is a series of lino, wood, and lead type prints made as response to current trends regarding the marketplace around NFTs. All four posters we printed in three layers on a Vandercook Universal 3 at In Cahoots Residency in Petaluma, CA in December 2021. 18x24", French 70lb text paper, oil & rubber based inks, edition of 100 each.