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Decay 1, 2013

Design And Decorative Arts

Silkscreen on skateboard

31.50 x 7.87 in

80.0 x 20.0 cm

Edition of 150

This work is hand numbered.

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    About The Work

    Rendered in ROA’s trademark black and white style against shadowed gold, Decay 1 is the first out of three pieces done on skateboard as part of a series designed by the artist. The work features a rat, tail curled and eyes closed—a shadow on the underside signifying the animal is deceased. The fragility of organisms and the passage of time, themes often found in ROA’s work, are explored through simple, yet macabre illustration.

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    Each time The Skateroom produces a new artist, part of the proceeds are donated to Skateistan (www.skateistan.org), an NGO that works with youth from Afghanistan and Cambodia, building trust and providing empowerment and skills through a combination of skateboarding and educational activities.

    Courtesy of The Skateroom

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