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Bush Knew (National Security Shell Game)
  • Richard Basil Mock
    1944–2006
    born: Long Beach, California, United States ; died: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Bush Knew (National Security Shell Game), 2002
  • September 11 Cycle
  • Where object was made: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • linocut
  • Paper Type: Rives BFK
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 559 x 762 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 x 30 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0164.15
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Head of man (George W. Bush) at right, the top of his head is open and a plane is flying in. Next to him at the left is a giant hand holding a half shell of a nut.