Buck Ellison's Stamps, 2019

Buck Ellison
Stamps, 2019

Photograph

Similarly subversive is Stamps (2019), a rescaled scan of a sheet of George H. W. Bush commemorative stamps, which were recently issued after his death. By isolating and enlarging this small piece of paper depicting the nation’s previous patriarch — but also the parent of George W. Bush — Ellison points out the reach of this political tool and raises questions about descendancy and power transmission. flash---art.com/2019/12/buck-ellison-balice-hertl…

Similarly subversive is Stamps (2019), a rescaled scan of a sheet of George H. W. Bush commemorative stamps, which were recently issued after his death. By isolating and enlarging this small piece of… more

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