- 30x30 inches on wood panel
- Mixed media with collage and spray paint.
- From the 'Fame & Fortune' series
About the artwork:
This piece pays homage to the rapper, actor and activist. The city of Los Angeles is featured at the top of the artwork, in the style of Los Angeles Times, symbolizing the profound influence that the media had on his life... and death
This portrait was created to be displayed alongside a tribute to fellow rapper Biggie (New York), highlighting the complicated relationship between the two artists and shedding light on the impact the media played in fueling the feud between them.
About the series:
Blending the visual language of street art with traditional fine art techniques ‘Fame and Fortune’ takes a critical look at pop culture. This series juxtaposes the glamour of celebrity with the realities of how icons are often viewed, consumed and exploited. Dunce emphasizes this point by utilizing the grittiness of torn up street posters he has reclaimed from city walls and billboards.
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