Description: One of the tests of fine art is that it appear fresh over time. For the editorial illustrator, this is a nearly impossible goal because the political and social context is constantly shifting. Printmaker Richard Mock (1944-2006) was sufficiently attuned to the culture to be able to spot the big issues--the topics that continue to matter with passing years.|
Richard Mock used the winter 2000 hacker attacks where big business web sites were targeted as the subject for this linoleum cut print entitled "Attacker Hacker". In the catalogue essay for Richard Mock's exhibition "And Through the Eye Correct the Heart", Philip Van Keuren wrote: "Both Mock and Hogarth feel the pulse of their time, and through their art they focus our attention more acutely on important social and political issues..."
This limited edition (80 impressions) is pencil signed, numbered and titled by the artist. The image is black ink on white paper. Image size 15" X 19" on large 23" X 30" sheet.
Richard Mock is represented in important collections including: Museum of Modern Art, New York Public Library, Walker Art Center and National Museum of American Art. His incisive and insightful images have appeared in publications including: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, United Nations as well as in the publications of the loyal opposition. View previous Richard Mock editorial prints including his September 11th Cycle; please note that these works may not be available for purchase. To learn more about this artist, see archived Richard Mock studio visit.