"American Depress Card" (2008)
Replica AMEX card.
The measurements are per the original 5.3 x x 8.7 cm
Presented n black mount, gilt & white gloss handcrafted frame. Exterior size 20cm x 17cm x 3cm / window size 11.5cm x 8.5cm (Please be advised that this frame has been handcrafted and any imperfections are intended to add to it's character). Unglazed.
American Depress Card "Depress Card' is a parody of the American Express credit card!
Dean Stockton, also known as D*Face is undoubtedly one of the most important urban artist currently. This London artist, born in 1978, began, like many of his contemporaries, creating his own hand made posters and pasting them on the streets of his hometown. Currently, D*Face has his own gallery and his exhibitions are an absolute sell-out beyond wherever they are held.
Artist Statement: His aim is to encourage the public not just to 'see', but to look at what surrounds them and their lives, reflecting our increasingly bizarre fascination for with celebrity, fame, consumerism and materialism, re-thinking, reworking and subverting imagery drawn from a refuge of decades of materialistic consumption, imagery appropriated from currency, advertising, comic books, these now iconic motifs, cultural figures and genres are subverted to comment upon our conspicuous society.