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Rirkrit Tiravanija, “untitled 2021 (rich bastards beware),” 2021

Is he lauding the liberatory decentralization of the blockchain, which promises to wrest wealth away from the hegemonic few? Or is he critiquing the overheated NFT market fueled by speculation?

Rirkrit Tiravanija, “untitled 2021 (rich bastards beware),” 2021 (still)
Rirkrit Tiravanija, “untitled 2012 (who if not we should at least try to imagine the future, again) (remember Julius Koller).” Installation view, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, 2013
Rirkrit Tiravanija, “untitled 1990 (pad thai),” 1990. Opening event at Paula Allen Gallery, New York
Rirkrit Tiravanija, “untitled, 2011 (print mo’ money),” 2011. Copper etching plate, signed certificate
Rirkrit Tiravanija, “untitled 2017 (fear eats the soul) (white flag),” 2017. Installation view, Spencer Museum of Art. Courtesy the artist and Creative Time

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