Previous LotNext lot

QUIK (Lin Felton) (American, b.1958)
LOT ID: 62788
Like a Rolling Stone, 2011

Acrylic, on American Flag
34 х 23 in. (86.36 x 58.42 cm.)
Signed, and dated lower left, signed on verso.
Lot description
Painted with acrylic on an unstretched American flag, 'Like a Rolling Stone' is a 2011 work by Quik which characterizes his bright use of color and cartoonish figurations. Crucified upside-down is a skeletal character who, coupled with his placement on the flag, alludes to the oppression, misrepresentation, and injustices faced by individuals in a country claiming equality of rights and freedoms.

Growing up in Queens, New York, Lin Felton aka 'Quik' (b. 1958) started tagging around his neighborhood during the 1970’s and by the 1980's he was one of the few New York graffiti artists to be shown in art galleries and museums. Throughout his career, Quik's artistic style has matured to include ironic commentaries on social, political, and personal topics while still maintaining his personality and the spirit of graffiti. Quik has exhibited widely throughout the United States and abroad, with recent solo shows at Green Flowers Art Gallery, Boulogne-Billancourt, France; AAA Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Avenir Finance, Paris, France; and Galerie Arte Ventuno, Brussels.

Select Public Collections:
Museum of the City of New York (New York, NY)
Marta-Hereford Museum (Hereford, DE)
Herning Kunstmuseum (Herning, DK)
Groninger Museum (Groningen, NL)
Alternate Views: 1 of 1
Share |
Add QUIK (Lin Felton) to My Artist Alert
Receive email alerts as soon as artists you follow are up for sale. Update your artist watch list any time.

Sales Results for Comparable Works

  • QUIK (Lin Felton)

    Time to go home
    paintings, acrylic
    (H 25.5, W 32) in.
    (64.8 x 81.3) cm.
    Sold for: US$2,070
    Tuesday, August 16, 2011
    artnet Auctions
    Lot 53128
  • QUIK (Lin Felton)

    When the roses bloom
    paintings, acrylic
    (H 23.5, W 23.5, D 1) in.
    (59.7 x 59.7 x 2.5) cm.
    Sold for: US$7,245
    Monday, August 8, 2011
    artnet Auctions
    Lot 52655
  • QUIK (Lin Felton)

    Psychedelic Bumble-Bee
    spray paint on canvas
    (H 25.6, W 31.9) in.
    (65 x 81) cm.
    Sold for: US$2,939
    Wednesday, June 22, 2011
    Lot 00222
  • QUIK (Lin Felton)

    My heart hits the fan
    spray paint and varnish on canvas
    (H 47.2, W 27.4) in.
    (120 x 69.5) cm.
    Sold for: US$4,308
    Monday, March 22, 2010
    Artcurial – Briest- Poulain - F.Tajan
    Lot 00185
  • QUIK (Lin Felton)

    Sans titre-Quik
    spray paint and marker on canvas
    (H 27.6, W 31.1) in.
    (70 x 79) cm.
    Sold for: US$4,798
    Monday, December 15, 2008
    Artcurial – Briest- Poulain - F.Tajan
    Lot 00200
artnet Auctions—Buy and sell art 24/7 worldwide. ©2014 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. All rights reserved. artnet® is a registered
trademark of Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Call for Assistance: US +1-877-388-3256, EU +49 (0)30 20 91 78 50