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Failed Coup (Venezuelan Coup Coup)
  • Richard Basil Mock
    1944–2006
    born: Long Beach, California, United States ; died: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Failed Coup (Venezuelan Coup Coup), 2002
  • September 11 Cycle
  • Where object was made: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • linocut
  • Paper Type: Rives BFK
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 762 x 559 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30 x 22 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0164.18
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Box with side facing viewer opened to reveal its contents, a money bag, to the viewer. Old fashioned phone on top of the box in the middle, next to it on the left is a dagger that pierces the box, on the right is a toy soldier holding a bayonnet.