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This surrealist work on canvas by acclaimed graffiti artist Lady Pink shows a giant manicured hand, dotted here and there with lit windows, closing down on subway tracks from above. A number of tags have been integrated into the canvas by other graffiti artists, at center right of the composition. The canvas measures 30 x 28 inches (76.2 x 71.1 cm).

Lady Pink (a.k.a. Sandra Fabara, Ecuadorean, b.1964) is a New York-based graffiti artist. Lady Pink attended the High School of Art & Design. From 1979 to 1985, she worked as a graffiti artist in New York, especially in the subway system. She was featured in the influential 1983 film "Wild Style," which featured many of the period’s important graffiti artists. When she was 21, Lady Pink had her first solo exhibition at Philadelphia’s Moore College of Art. In the past, she has collaborated with conceptual artist Jenny Holzer (American, b.1950). Lady Pink’s work is held in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, the Walker Art Center, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among others.

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Provenance:
  • Private collection, United States
  • Ships From: New York, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 30 x 28 in. (76.2 x 71.12 cm.)

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