'Why in the World Did I Become a Politician' by Rise Up, 2020
Feat. Disney's "Pinocchio".
28 x 42 Inches
Hand-painted mixed media (spray paint, oil, acrylic, Posca marker) on hand-pulled cotton canvas (ships rolled).
Original artwork (#1/1)
Hand-signed by the artist in paint bottom right.
Also signed and dated on reverse.
Includes original artist issued/signed/thumb-printed COA.
Rise Up is an American Street Artist based out of Los Angeles California. Her work consists on using worldwide Icons as a parody to showcase the problems facing the world today. Rise Up shows her work regularly in Los Angeles at The Menduina Schneider Art Gallery. Her works are in several collections around the world.
She has gone to live in exotic places such as the Shuar Nation in the Amazon, Ecuador. She also has murals in far away locations, such as, San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, and Formosa, Argentina, both in Native American Communities.
"Every single Icon in our society hides our own weaknesses and insecurities; I just bring them forth through my art."