American Beauty

60 x 80 cm
Next edition no. 1 out of 30

$ 375

  • Black 60×80 frame($ 504)
  • White 60×80 frame($ 504)
  • No frame($ 375)

$ 375

Frame: No frame
No frame ( $ 375)

About the artwork

I was thinking a lot about the intensity of New York and how it disconnects us, and I’ve been asking people how they manage the stress. One thing that came out of that is how you see Muslim people taking out their carpets in the middle of the city, and everything continues around them as they connect to the divine. For me, this is what American beauty is. It’s this person praying in front of his truck where he spends 16 hours a day and serves hundreds of people.

Superb paper quality

Our paper comes from centuries-old maker Hahnemühle FineArt, whose products have been used by countless artists throughout history

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Signed limited edition

These aren’t posters; they’re the same unique small-batch artworks that you’d find at a gallery

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Our frames

We use aluminum frames crafted in Germany by our premium supplier Halbe Rahmen

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About Alicia Mersy

Connecting to the divine amid the stress of New York City

“For me, this is what American beauty is.”

Montreal-born new media artist Alicia Mersy works in digital images, video, and photography, often dealing with her French-Lebanese heritage and the Middle East. She and fellow-artist Tabita Rezaire founded Malaxa, an “art office” that creates documentary, fashion and digit...

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