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Shopping and Soldiering


I originally made this print post September 11, 2001 when Bush Jr recommended Americans go shopping to fight terrorism (while we were suspecting the US was getting ready to go to war).

This is the second time I’ve printed a run of this image. The first time through I made a small numbered edition on fine art paper and about 50 unnumbered ones on dumpstered paper. It is obvious (and encouraging) that I have become a much better technical printmaker in the past few years when I compare the first and second editions of this print.

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August 12, 2010

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