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ZEVS

Liquidated Hollywood, 2011

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Details

Lot 2
Screenprint in colors on Fabriano 5 300gsm paper
19.7 x 27.6 in (50.0 x 70.0 cm)
Edition of 50
Signed, numbered, and blind-stamped on recto

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Description

ZEVS is best known for his trademark liquidation technique, in which he transforms solid images into dripping impressions. Here, he comments on the widespread influence of Hollywood on contemporary culture. While one instantly recognizes its iconic logo, ZEVS combines Pop Art’s appropriation of popular culture in a manner reminiscent of Andy Warhol and his street art mentality to both highlight and overthrow the very essence of contemporary culture.


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About ZEVS

ZEVS (French, b.1977) is best known for influential graffiti and active tagging in Paris in the 1990s. At the end of this decade, he became known for a collection of poetic drawings of shadows in Paris. In 2008, ZEVS had his first major exhibition at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen, Denmark. His work appeared alongside Edouard Manet's "The Absinthe Drinker" and Auguste Rodin's "The Thinker."