Carl Pope Jr. “I Put That Thang Down” Letterpress Poster


A letterpress poster by American artist Carl Pope (born 1961). The poster depicts the phrase, "I Put That Thang Down" in black and gray text upon a white ground. The poster is in reference to Missy Elliott's 2002 hip hop song "Work It," specifically the chorus with lyrics "Is it worth it? Let me work it/I put my thang down, flip it and reverse it."

Carl Pope was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, and earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from Indiana University. He is widely known for his ongoing installation posters, "The Bad Air Smelled of Roses". Pope is devoted to creating art that stimulates individual and collective metamorphosis. 


14” x 19”.

Condition notes:

Staple holes at the corners and along the edges. Stray ink and other stray marks present. Other age appropriate wear.

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