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This painting is 32 inches by 14 inches with 2" on the sides on a very strong 2" x 4" inch frame. The sides are painted without staples ready to hang.This painting is in the Jakmel Gallery, Wynwood, Miami.The painting is 100% handmade by Chris Riggs with high end paint on cotton canvas with triple primed acrylic gesso archival quality. The painting is signed, dated, finger printed, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Chris Riggs for Mayor is born and raised in New York. Chris began painting when he was 3 years old with his grandfather from Italy.Riggs father was killed by in a hold up at his store in Manhattan when he was 7 years old. At age 11, Chris' medium was aerosol, painting murals in the abandoned buildings and train tunnels of New York City. At age 17, Chris traded in his spray cans for a paint brush. He studied painting formally with canvas at Columbia university.Chris Riggs now lives and works in NYC and Miami. Chris has made and sold 1000's of paintings! He has had and curated over 200 art shows all around the world. His paintings and drawing have been commissioned for collectors all around the world. If you would like a commission painting, just ask. The paintings are signed, dated, finger printed, and comes with a certificate of authenticity. Great for a home, office, gallery, museum, gift, or as an investment! We ship the paintings world wide, super fast, the same day as you purchase it. Our 100% positive feedback on eBay is here http://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewFeedback2&userid=christopher1428&ftab=AllFeedback&myworld=true

He has exhibited internationally, including The Frankfurt Art Association (Frankfurter Kunstverein) museum, Frankfurt am Main,Germany (2011)
Jakmel Gallery, Wynwood, Miami (2012)
Stable Gallery,Wiliamsburg,NYC(2012)
Alternative Gallery,Bird road,Miami(2011,2012)
Blu Moon Gallery,Coconut Groove(2011,2012)
Villa 221 Gallery, Miami(2011,2012)
Gallery 212,Wynwood,Miami (2011)
The Hangar Gallery,Wynwood,Miami(2012)
The Townhouse Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (2011)
Palmer Art Gallery,Houston,Texas(2009)
Auction House: Louis C. Morton,Mexico(2010)
San Paulo Art Gallery, Brazil(2012)
Corson Street Gallery,NYC(2008)
Makeda Gallery, New Jersey (2010)
Rock Star Gallery, NYC (2009)
Avenue A Gallery,East Village,NYC(2009)
Tribeka Art Gallery,NYC(2010)
The Southside speakeasy Gallery,Williamsburg, NYC(2008)
Chris Riggs Art Gallery,Williamsburg,NYC(2005)
Winkle & Baltic's art shows,NYC(2009,2010)
The Bronx Art Space Gallery, Bronx,NYC(2009,2010)
Wonderland gallery,NYC(2009)
TA Project Gallery, Miami, Bird Road art walk (2012)
The Wilton Theatre Auction Gallery, Fort Lauderdale (2012)

ABOUT CHRIS RIGGS FOR MAYOR ART:

"Chris Riggs for Mayor is currently one of the most famous artists in New York City."
- artId.com

"Chris's influences include NYC street art, black and white African art, Aboriginal art, Picasso, Keith Haring, Basquiat, Pollock, and Andy Warhol."
-MyCentralJersey.com

"His work is collected by museums, galleries, and collectors in over 50 countries."
- SaatchiOnline.com

"Shortly after starting his academic training as painter, he initiated to combine painting on canvas with street art."
-Young Lee, The Frankfurt Art Association (Frankfurter Kunstverein) museum(1829), Frankfurt am Main,Germany

"We consider him the New Pollock!"
- Palmer Art Gallery,Houston, Texas,USA

"I have been working as a full time artist since 2005. I started doing graffiti in 1985."
-Chris Riggs artist

"Chris Riggs is the middle-finger-loving mayoral candidate for New-York city (a.k.a. The Punk)."
- The Promise of New York, documentary film

"Chris Riggs had a great exhibition at the Warehouse Alternative Space, Miami 2011!"
-Bird Road Art District, Miami, USA

"...it is the eccentric Riggs who steals the show."
- Nigel Chiwaya,Queens Ledger newspaper,Film Review The Promise of New York

"A graduate of Columbia University, Brains and Creative Talent."
- Mavis Palmer, private collector

"Chris Riggs decided to start running for mayor because he saw a lunch program cut from a school program. It angered him, and he decided to do something about it - like, run for mayor. He also wants to end the war. He thinks this country needs a "fucking revolution."
- Jessica Delfino,singer-songwriter, comedian,New York

"I have been seeing a lot of Chris Riggs for Mayor campaign signs up on NW 2nd Ave lately. Is he running for mayor of Wynwood?"
-Jacob Katel, Miami New Times

"Don't be afraid to fight for your country!"
-Chris Riggs artist, The Village Voice, NYC

"I think your work is fantastic!"
-Liz Hall, TurningArt.com

"Chris Riggs is originally from NYC and draws his influences from street art, pop art , Picasso, Basquiat and many others, and imbues his work with his own exuberant style! SPECTACULAR!!!"
-Sheri A Friedman, Blu Moon Studio

"I was in a high end auction tonight with Andy Warhol. Both of my paintings sold but Andy's sold for more."
-Chris Riggs, artist

"Street Brilliance: Chris Riggs for Mayor!"
- Art Nouveau Magazine

"Chris Riggs for Mayor, because killing them with color, always works more than kindness"
- Kendrick Daye, journalist, NY Times Magazine

"Amazing artwork!"
- Jumber Asatiani, private collector,Hugo boss company

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/chris_riggs_for_mayor/
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