Doyle+Design® / Street Art - Sale 12DD02 - Lot 2008Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10am
Cope2 (Carlo Fernando)
American, b. 1968
Bubble Throw Up, 2011
Signed with artist's mark and dated 12/2011 on the reverse
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 60 inches
Beginning in the late 70s, Cope2 (aka Carlo Fernando) is considered one of the masters of the "throw up," or "throwie," which gained its name for being a graffiti tag quickly thrown onto a wall or subway car. His classic bubble letters have been showcased in countless galleries as well as magazines such as Time and Business Week.
Further reading: Graffiti New York, Abrams, 2009
Overall very good condition.
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