Compton's Cafeteria Riot

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JEREMY NOVY

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‚ÄĒread the article¬†and¬†view install images¬†of the exhibition!

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Read about Jeremy Novy and his street street art.

HANGING & CARE

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.

PURCHASE INFO

Gallery pick up, local delivery & international shipping available! Questions? Contact us.


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