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I'm a Piece of Garbage - digital art print 12"x12"

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This colorful print is part of a series called 'I'm a Piece of Garbage' that involved dragging in discarded items from the street and painting self deprecating phrases on them. Gui Machado (NY) and Lucas Saugen (SF) photographed them on pristine, bright happy backgrounds. The photographs on bright saturated backgrounds helped make these messy and unattractive thoughts clean and friendly.

With these phrases Dirty Bandits touches on deep insecurity and a struggle to maintain a sense of self worth. Starting with items from the trash and using humorous text and sign painting, a very traditional medium, it turns them into art. It is a series about salvage in a literal, art historical and emotional sense.

Digital art prints are 12"x12" (size of an album)
15m ultra smooth paper
Works fantastic in a series and can be fit in standard size square frames.


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I'm a Piece of Garbage - digital art print 12"x12"

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