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Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples / Hank Willis Thomas (born 1976); Rich, Black, Specimen, pls. 21, 26, 66, 460 (4 works);

Lot 243
Hank Willis Thomas
(born 1976)
Rich, Black, Specimen, pls. 21, 26, 66, 460 (4 works)
12 May 2022, 10:00 EDT
New York

Sold for US$6,375 inc. premium

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Hank Willis Thomas (born 1976)

Rich, Black, Specimen, pls. 21, 26, 66, 460 (4 works), 2013
The complete suite of 4 screenprints in color on Hahnemühle paper, each signed in pencil on verso, dated and numbered 16/16, each with the blindstamp of the publisher/printer, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, each the full sheet. (4 works)
each sheet: 26 3/8 x 20 3/8in (66.9 x 51.7cm)

Footnotes

Thomas appropriates 4 images from Blind Memory: Visual Representations of Slavery in England and America 1780-1865 by Marcus Wood, published in 2000. The book includes a variety of historical sources depicting images of runaway slaves from early posters.

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