Edition of 50
Size : 24 x 18 in.
The hatching effect (the crisscross of multiple black lines) in this print by Gaia alludes to traditional printmaking techniques like etching to render a striking portrait with strong social, economic, and political undertones. This distinctive print displays an African-American girl who dares to construct a larger-than-life persona, redefining viewers' ideas of innocence and virtuousness. The promising young street artist has recently been on Forbes' 2015 30 Under 30 List for his use of exceptional craftsmanship, technique, and original subject matter. This piece is a one-layer screen print on paper.