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Ben Frost's Small McDonalds Fries Packages

posted Oct 24, 2014, 2:39 PM by Vu Nguyen

CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #7 (Oct 1985)
DC Comics

Pop artist Ben Frost (not to be confused with musician Ben Frost) used George Perez's CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #7 on one of these McDonalds Fries art. It is sold out.

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$250.00 AUD

Artwork Specifications

  • Artwork dimensions: 80 mm x 100 mm
  • Acrylic on small Canadian McDonalds fries package
  • Signed, dated and titled on reverse

Professional Framing Specifications (optional)

  • 30 mm solid timber frame in black, white, natural, walnut or silver
  • 70 mm (1.4mm thick) window mat in black, white or chalk.
  • 2mm thick glazing (Truvue™ UV protective option coming soon)
  • 5mm foam core mat backing*
  • 100% sealed framing construction
  • All materials pH Neutral and acid free
  • All framing is hand built in Australia to conservation standards
  • Ready to hang on arrival
ABOUT THE ARTWORK

"I started painting onto found packaging about 3 years ago, and in that time I've painted onto pretty much anything you can think of - pharmaceutical boxes, candy wrappers, record sleeves, cereal boxes and even mortuary toe-tags.

By adding new painted elements to the objects that we use and dispose of every day, I'm re-contextualizing the branding, advertising and even the item itself.  I want the viewer to look twice at these disposable objects and question what it means, how it fits into their life and what their role in the endless chain of consumption is.

For me, re-purposing packaging into 'art' is not only a social subversion, but my own statement on contemporary recycling."
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