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SPAC04
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Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:25 pm

The ole Freedom torch.
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Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:55 pm

Mila Kunis’d
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Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:45 pm

Moved into our new house and finally have some more wall space... been itching for a new (small format) letterpress release.
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Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:23 pm

cmatthews11 wrote:
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:45 pm
Moved into our new house and finally have some more wall space... been itching for a new (small format) letterpress release.
Ask and I shall receive...

MOTHER NATURE ON THE RUN LETTERPRESS AVAILABLE TUESDAY, APRIL 21ST!

The "Mother Nature on the Run" letterpress print was inspired by a couple of things: specifically, the genetic modification of fruits and vegetables by monopolistic corporations, and generally, the pervasive disregard for nature's delicate balance reflected in government policies and societal practices. I've always admired Neil Young's music and environmental activism, so I incorporated his lyric "mother nature on the run" from his song, "After the Gold Rush," into the art. With #EarthDay coming up, I'll reiterate that every day should be Earth Day. We are part of nature, not above it, and when we don't treat our home well, it will eventually not treat us well. We (powerful corporations especially) are behaving like the earth is indestructible… and it isn't! Hopefully, you don't need to be a "nature" person to understand that this planet is the only one we humans and all other species have to live on. We don't need to behave like greedy, short-sighted, pigs, and we certainly shouldn't let our corporations behave that way at our expense and their profit. I hope that anyone who appreciates natural beauty can understand why I try to use my art to highlight environmental issues. Proceeds from this print will benefit the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) to support their efforts to defend the planet. Thanks for caring!
-Shepard

Mother Nature on the Run Letterpress. 9 x 12 inches. Cream Cotton Paper with Hand-Deckled Edges. Signed by Shepard Fairey. Numbered edition of 450. $65. Proceeds go to NRDC. Obey publishing chop in the lower left corner. Available on Tuesday, April 21st @ 10 AM PDT at https://store.obeygiant.com/collections/prints. Max order: 1 per customer/household. *Orders are not guaranteed as demand is high and inventory is limited.* Multiple orders will be refunded. International customers are responsible for import fees due upon delivery.⁣ ALL SALES FINAL. DUE TO COVID, SHIPING TIMES ARE DELAYED.

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nevadinova
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Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:54 pm

Why does the hand look like a raw turkey?
jvwoodford
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Thu Apr 16, 2020 9:11 pm

Mother on the nature run
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Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:06 pm

nevadinova wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:54 pm
Why does the hand look like a raw turkey?
No! Cannot be unseen! I still like this though.
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bubbie
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:46 am

Better pic (post image sucks on the phone):

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Amputated pinky aside, I think I dig it. Not sure I dig it enough to go for it though.
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:48 am

Also this:

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Last night my artwork was projected four stories high on a hospital in downtown Manhattan thanks to Amplifier. Over the next month Amplifier will be teaming up with projectionists around the world to help spread messages that we believe can both help save lives and uplift spirits in these difficult times. Help spread gratitude by tagging an essential worker you are grateful for and why.

It does look pretty great.
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:37 am

Yeah, that person should really stop holding those grenades if they already lost a pinky.
"I see dudes using cotton gloves on prints that I know were printed while someone was drinking a beer or eating Cheetos, while water leaked from the ceiling. And I'm not even talking about my shop!" - alexfugazi
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:47 am

nevadinova wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:54 pm
Why does the hand look like a raw turkey?
He used all his hand mojo on dat torch image.
RupertPupkin wrote:I live by this rule and this rule alone: people are drymounting idiots.
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bubbie
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:52 am

^ Lol. That’s true.

The pinky also looks like an erected mini peen if you don’t stretch the image on the phone.
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:54 am

Now I def need to cop.
RupertPupkin wrote:I live by this rule and this rule alone: people are drymounting idiots.
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:07 am

i am overwhelmed by how detailed the leaves are. simply stunning. :notworthy:
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Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:53 am

PollockXFairey
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