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Study Art Pins

John Waters



John turned an art sign he used to see in Baltimore into art (from his Indecent Exposure 2018-2019 retrospective at the Baltimore Museum of Art). The art was then turned into these enamel pins. So, from sign to art back to sign again!

"Many years ago, there was a real sign for a real art school in Baltimore on St. Paul Street below 25th Street. It said, 'Study Art for profit or hobby,' which is about the most politically incorrect thing you can say if you’re an artist. I loved the sign and was astounded by it. It was completely unironic, and I decided to parody it."

Artist: John Waters Manufacturer: Palais De Tokyo Size: 1 inch Notes: enamel, post black rubber backers Release Date: October 2018

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