This Hobo stencil art piece is by artist Jeremiah Bal from Oakland, California, and is part of a limited edition of 10. The medium Bal used is a grocery store advertising banner.
Jeremiah Bal’s work is currently being featured at Fernseed, a reclamation retailer and gallery in Oakland, California. Other works by Bal include reclaimed tiles, cutting boards, and wood.
Implications - The recession and credit crunch have added to the homeless, unemployed and underemployed population in the U.S., and several savvy designers are using these casualties of the economy as creative inspiration. By reworking imagery of hobos, drifters and drug addicts, artists create subversive works that double as social commentary.
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Jeremiah Bal's Limited-Edition Piece Made From Grocery Store Banner
- By: Kristine DangJul 25, 2009 Updated: Apr 3 2011