City

11 artworks

  • Sale -15% Rio Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Scott Listfield Rio Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Purchase Rio Artwork Giclee Limited Edition Print on Fine Art Paper by Pop Culture Graffiti Artist Scott Listfield. Duran Duran Album Cover Image with Astronaut Space Man in Urban City Landscape.

    $443.00$377.00

  • Sale -15% Night Lights PP Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Scott Listfield Night Lights PP Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Purchase Night Lights PP Printers Proof Artwork Giclee Limited Edition Print on Fine Art Paper by Pop Culture Graffiti Artist Scott Listfield. PP Printers Proof 2020 Signed & Marked PP Artwork Size 16x24

    $570.00$485.00

  • Sale -15% Escape From New York Giclee Print by Scott Listfield

    Scott Listfield Escape From New York Giclee Print by Scott Listfield

    Purchase Escape From New York Artwork Giclee Limited Edition Print on Fine Art Paper by Pop Culture Graffiti Artist Scott Listfield. Escape From NY. Edition Size: 50 Materials: Paper Dimensions: 9.0" x 16.0"

    $443.00$377.00

  • Sale -15% Two Coming In Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Scott Listfield Two Coming In Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Purchase Two Coming In Artwork Giclee Limited Edition Print on Fine Art Paper by Pop Culture Graffiti Artist Scott Listfield.

    $443.00$377.00

  • Sale -15% Red Wall Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Scott Listfield Red Wall Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Purchase Red Wall Artwork Giclee Limited Edition Print on Fine Art Paper by Pop Culture Graffiti Artist Scott Listfield.

    $443.00$377.00

  • Sale -15% Two Coming In PP Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Scott Listfield Two Coming In PP Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Purchase Two Coming In PP Printers Proof Artwork Giclee Limited Edition Print on Fine Art Paper by Pop Culture Graffiti Artist Scott Listfield. PP Printers Proof 2018 Signed & Marked PP Artwork Size 16x20

    $570.00$485.00

  • Sale -18% Alien Bride Skateboard Art Deck by Glenn Barr

    Glenn Barr Alien Bride Skateboard Art Deck by Glenn Barr

    Purchase Alien Bride Deck Fine Art Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print Transfer on Cold Pressed Steep Natural Skateboard Deck by Street Artwork Graffiti Artist Glenn Barr. 2020 Signed COA Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 8x31.875 Archival Pigment Print Transfer on Cold Pressed Steep Natural Skate Deck Size:    8 x 31.875 Inches Release:    July 22, 2020

    $374.00$308.00

  • Sale -15% Elysian Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Scott Listfield Elysian Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Purchase Elysian Archival Pigment Fine Art Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print on 290gsm Moab Fine Art Paper by Pop Artist Scott Listfield. 2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 100 Artwork Size 20x30 Edition of 100 Giclee print on Moab Entrada 290gsm paper 20 x 30 inches / 50.8 x 76.2 cm Signed, numbered and embossed by the artist Printed by Static Medium

    $443.00$377.00

  • Sale -15% Space Invader London Green Silkscreen Print by Raid71

    Raid71 Space Invader London Green Silkscreen Print by Raid71

    Purchase Space Invader London- Green 4-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Raid71 Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. Space Invader from the game destroying a depiction of the real London UK City.

    $522.00$444.00

  • Sale -15% Night Lights Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Scott Listfield Night Lights Archival Print by Scott Listfield

    Purchase Night Lights Artwork Giclee Limited Edition Print on Fine Art Paper by Pop Culture Graffiti Artist Scott Listfield. 2020 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 16x24

    $443.00$377.00

  • Sale -15% Cultural Impact St Pauls Silkscreen Print by Raid71

    Raid71 Cultural Impact St Pauls Silkscreen Print by Raid71

    Purchase Cultural Impact St Pauls 2-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Raid71 Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. Space Invader from the game destroying a depiction of the real Saint Pauls Church.

    $522.00$444.00

City

City

Cities have been a significant source of inspiration for artists throughout history, including in the genres of graffiti art and pop art. Graffiti art, in particular, has been used as a means of expressing social and political commentary on urban life, while pop art has been known to celebrate consumerism and the visual culture of cities. This essay explores how cities have been a central theme in both graffiti art and pop art, highlighting the ways in which artists have used these genres to reflect on and critique urban life. Graffiti art is a form of street art that emerged in the late 1960s in urban centers like New York City. Initially associated with gang activity and vandalism, graffiti art has since evolved into a recognized art form that is celebrated for its vibrant colors, bold lettering, and striking imagery. In many ways, graffiti art is a reflection of the cities in which it is created, as it often draws inspiration from the urban landscape and the social and political issues that define urban life. One of the ways that graffiti artists have used the city as a theme is by commenting on the social and economic inequalities that are often present in urban areas. For example, the artist Banksy is known for creating politically charged pieces that critique the gentrification of cities and the displacement of lower-income residents. In his piece "Kissing Coppers," which depicts two police officers kissing, Banksy is commenting on the perceived corruption of law enforcement and their role in maintaining the status quo in urban areas. Similarly, many graffiti artists have used their work to highlight the impact of globalization and consumerism on urban life. In his piece "The Death of Graffiti," artist Zephyr depicts a spray can lying on the ground, surrounded by logos of corporate brands like Coca-Cola and McDonald's. The piece is a commentary on the commercialization of art and the homogenization of culture in urban areas. In contrast, pop art celebrates the visual culture of cities and the consumerism that defines urban life. Pop art emerged in the 1950s and 1960s as a response to the rise of mass media and advertising, which inundated urban spaces with images of consumer goods and popular culture icons. Artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Claes Oldenburg celebrated this visual culture by incorporating popular imagery into their artwork. One of the ways that pop artists celebrated the city was by depicting its iconic landmarks and symbols. For example, Roy Lichtenstein's "Crying Girl" features a woman crying in front of a city skyline, while Andy Warhol's "Empire" depicts the Empire State Building. These works celebrate the grandeur and beauty of urban spaces, while also highlighting the impact of mass media and advertising on the cityscape. In addition to celebrating the visual culture of cities, pop art also critiqued consumerism and the commodification of culture. Artists like Claes Oldenburg created sculptures of everyday objects like hamburgers and typewriters, highlighting the ways in which consumer goods were becoming increasingly important in American culture. Similarly, Warhol's repeated images of Campbell's Soup cans and Coca-Cola bottles are a commentary on the ubiquity of these products in American society. Cities have been a central theme in both graffiti art and pop art, reflecting the social and political issues that define urban life. Graffiti artists have used their work to comment on the social and economic inequalities that are often present in urban areas, while pop artists have celebrated the visual culture of cities while critiquing consumerism and the commodification of culture. Whether celebrating the grandeur of urban landmarks or critiquing the impact of globalization and commercialization on urban spaces, both graffiti art and pop art offer powerful reflections on the role of cities in our lives.

Graffiti & Street Pop Art

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