5 a.m.
48 x 84 in
Watercolor on paper

Part of an ongoing series of large watercolor works on paper. Each is a collaged landscape from a Ford archive containing adverts from the 1920s until today. The laptop is the Amazon Mechanical Turk workspace of Wajid Mohammed.

Sources: Lincoln-Zephyr V-12, 1940; Ford, "There's a Ford in your Future," 1945; Packard car advert, 1948; Lincoln Cosmopolitan, 1950; Ford advert, Saturday Evening Post, November 22, 1958; Ford advert, "Your explorer is ready," 1991; Ford Electric Vehicle advert, “Let’s give nature a lift," 2014
Other works in this series

Image courtesy of the artist and 47 Canal, New York
Photo: Joerg Lohse