Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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From Wall Street to Market Street
  • Alex Lukas
    born 1981
    born: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    Leah Mackin
    born 1985
    born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • From Wall Street to Market Street, 2011
  • Where object was made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • screen print
  • Paper Type: wove ("archival paper")
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 654 x 407 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25 3/4 x 16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 761 x 504 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29 15/16 x 19 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of the artist
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0375
Description
Exhibitions

Photographic image of many tents clustered along urban sidewalk occupies top third of print above a large headline that reads « It’s Not Trickling Down. » Below is another image of a figure with a backpack in an urban space populated with protest signs. Surrounding this image and covering the rest of the printed surface are other slogans related to the Occupy movement, lamenting economic inequality. All printed in deep blue.