You Will Be Rare Jamie Moakes

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In a contemporary economic experiment, UK artist Jamie Moakes develops a highly competitive market for Ram-Man action figures that transforms a plastic toy into valuable currency.

YOU WILL BE RARE, is a multi-year project involving Moakes obsessively collecting figurines of Ram-Man, an obscure character in Mattel’s He-Man and the Masters of the Universe series of toys, comic books, and television cartoons. Through his collecting efforts, Moakes creates an alternative economy for the Ram-Man figurine, playing with ideas of scarcity and value, satire and homage, fine art and popular culture.

This first time solo exhibition of YOU WILL BE RARE features Moakes’ entire collection of Ram-Man action figures, a printed book about the project, and interactive tablets streaming the artist's YouTube channel.

Opening Reception: Saturday May 9 from 6-9pm
Live Sales Pitch: Saturday May 9 at 8pm
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