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Ring the Alarm, 2011

Print

ARTSPACE EDITION
Size
IN
CM
Price
Edition of 75
$400
    • Print made with archival pigments on fine art rag paper.
    • Includes a Certificate of Authenticity and an artist signed label on verso.
    • This print contains a border as dictated by the artist to allow for framing and the quoted dimensions are for the paper size and not the printed size of the image itself.

    About The Work

    Navin June Norling's Ring the Alarm is a provocative cartoon. The style of this caricature of a black man references the practice of blackface—a form of theatrical makeup worn by white men in minstrel shows to give degrading performances based in racist stereotypes. This outdated representation of an African-American, shocking and no longer politically correct, is contrasted with a modern urban image of a boombox. The character holds a picture of a boombox, perhaps representing black urban life, but rings his old-fashioned alarm high over head from a big bell, warning us that racism is not as outdated as we may wish to believe.

    About Navin June Norling

    • Ships in 7 to 10 business days from California.
    • Due to the holidays, shipping might be delayed by an extra 2 weeks.
    • This work is eligible for return within 30 days of receipt of delivery.

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