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Big Issue Stik giveaway

Acclaimed street artist Stik, whose iconic stick people pieces are part of the V&A print collection and owned by everyone from Elton John to Tinie Tempah, has collaborated on a self-funded project to turn Big Issue vendors into art dealers.

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Limited edition prints in Big Issue

Street artist, Stik, used to be homeless Credit: ITN

Using money he was paid by an ad agency for using one of his images in a campaign, Stik is distributing 75000 limited prints exclusively via random copies of the Big Issue that goes on sale on March 11th.

The four available pieces of art Credit: ITN

Formerly homeless himself, the artist wants people to talk to their local 'art dealers'; the Big Issue vendors.

Stik street art in Hoxton Credit: ITN

There are 4 different prints in total and they won't be available anywhere else.

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