Kill The Pics

2000

In white on fluorescent pink, Sandberg translates the infamous slogan 'Kill The Pigs' into a critical statement on the authenticity of visual art. The subtle change in text is confirmed by the shift from handwriting on the wall to writing on aluminium canvas, from social criticism to the language of 'pics'; pictures and pixels.

(excerpt catalogue-text 'Lines Of Conduct', 2003)

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Title: 'Kill The Pics'
Artist: Martijn Sandberg
Year: 2000
Measurements: 100cm x 100cm x 3cm
Material: fluorescent silkscreen on aluminium





'Kill The Pics', 2000. Fluorescent silkscreen on aluminium. 100cm x 100cm x 3cm. (photo: Tom Haartsen)


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