Compton's Cafeteria Riot, 2020
Spray Paint on Wood Panel
17.5 x 15 x .5 in
Signed on Lower Right
The Compton's Cafeteria Riot (1966) was one of the first LGBTQ-related riots in US history that marked the beginning of transgender activism in San Francisco. The incident began when a transgender woman resisted arrest by throwing coffee at a police officer. Learn more about the uprising.
This work was included in Jeremy Novy's "The First Pride was a Riot" pop-up exhibition at Voss Gallery (June 23 - July 4, 2020). SF Weekly reviewed the show—read the article and view install images of the exhibition!
Read about Jeremy Novy and his street street art.
Artwork is ready to hang on the wall; a sawtooth hanger is on the back (small nail needed). Dust with a microfiber cloth to clean.
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