Offered by: White Court Art
Cwrt y Gaer Brecon LD3 0YX , Wales Call Seller 011447806436806


Target: Direct Hit

Price Upon Request
  • Description
    'Barcode' is a series of works provoked by the methods and algorithms employed by various corporations to track footprints through cyberspace and analyse this accumulation of personal information [often freely given by the subject themselves] to assemble a specific profile, ostensibly to refine targeted marketing. If generated by a retail corporation, this may offer more or less meretricious commercial rewards; in the hands of those controlling state apparatus and financial interests, the consequences may be far less benevolent. These are ‘Cassandra’ paintings, railing against the development of a social system where each individual is reduced to a consumer unit, or worse, a saleable commodity; assigned a value with no more dignity than any other off the shelf product; reduced to a de-personalised barcode.”
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: England
    Period: New
    Materials: oil on canvas, contemporary black frame
    Condition: New.
    Creation Date: 2020
    Styles / Movements: Other , Expressionism, Contemporary
    Incollect Reference #: 407691
  • Dimensions
    W. 36.61 in; H. 24.8 in;
    W. 93 cm; H. 63 cm;
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