WILLIAM POPE L


William Pope.L (born in 1995) is an Afro-american artist best known for his work in performance art and interventionist public art. However, he also produces drawings, paintings and installations. He investigates, often through absurdity, on social struggle and racial issues. He has had many solo exhibition, notably at the e-racism traveling show across the USA or Drawing, Dreaming, Drowning, at the Art Institute of Chicago.


Party Room, 2001

Party Room, 2001

Room installation with 119 Wild Irish Rose 750 ml. Bottles (71 red, 48 white),
119 stuffed animals placed on the bottles, 8 shelves, printed fabric covering
a window, and photograph of upstate New York landscape. Each bottle
app. 11″ x 3″ x 3″, total dimensions variable.

Black People Are Glass, 2001

Black People Are Glass, 2001

Pen & marker on paper
31,75×25,4 cm

White Pepople are Signs, 2001

White People Are Signs, 2001

Pen & marker on paper
31,75×25,4 cm