'Tropical Tiburon' by Alex Yanes, 2021
Dimensions: 21.3 x 12 x .25 inches
Medium: Custom cut screen print under thick acrylic display
Provenance: Signed and numbered by artist on back. Original receipt upon request.
Edition: Limited Edition of 150 (#36/75)
After briefly studying graphic design, Miami-based artist Alex Yanes (1977) pursued a career in fine art in 2006, exhibiting at galleries in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit, Philadelphia, London, Paris, Berlin, Australia and Japan. Bringing together his Cuban background, his hometown, and curiosity about subcultures into a signature pop style, Yanes has collaborated with brands such as Adidas, Red Bull, Sony, The Learning Channel, Vans, Kidrobot, UsTwo Games, Delta Airlines, Coca Cola, and Rag & Bone, and has had his work acquired and collected by institutions such as The Long Beach Museum of Art, Fidelity Investments and Capital One. He also works with charitable institutions that help children: St. Jude’s Hospital, The Dan Marino Foundation, Miami Children’s Museum, NBA Cares, The Miami Children’s Hospital, and The Children’s Trust.