The Chase Mastercard

29" x 44"
Signed and numbered edition
Edition of 5

$ 10,000

No longer available

About the artwork

Wu-Tang did a song that is so iconic, I hear it whenever I go to an art fair: “C.R.E.A.M.” When I’m making those credit card works, I’m looking at the way black bodies were basically, literally, the money that our society was built upon. African American Express: our ancestors were on the ship, coming express from the continent. And the Master Card—who is the master? For me, that song is really talking about greed and how so many systems related to money can be dehumanizing and crippling.

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About Hank Willis Thomas

Speaking the Truth

“Wu-Tang put Staten Island on the map”

New York artist Hank Willis Thomas confronts issues of racial identity, consumer culture, institutionalized racism, and the African Diaspora in an astounding array of formats, from public sculpture to photography, from fabric works to interactive installations that involve the...

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