James Burke
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Verified Stamps

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Inverted Verified, 2019 
20 x 12cm, Sheet of Stamps on 160gsm Cotton Paper 
Edition of 20  

Exploring social media’s ‘verified’ symbol as currency - the stamp of status and authenticity. The most valuable collectors stamps are those that have been printed incorrectly, suggesting that getting things wrong is worth more than getting them right. You only need to witness the appetite for the public decline of celebrities to understand. 

Exhibited at The Affordable Art Fair 2019