Cope2- Fernando Carlo

46 artworks


  • MTA Throwie Skateboard Deck by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo MTA Throwie Skateboard Deck by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    MTA Throwie Deck Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print Transfer Skateboard Deck Art by Street Pop Culture Artist Cope2. Archival Pigment Print Transfer on Cold Pressed Steep Natural Skate Deck Size: 8 x 31.875 Inches Release: July 22, 2020 Run of: 75 The beginning of the new millennium found Cope2 in a different place in his career, as he started focusing more and more on ways to establish himself in the art scene of galleries and museums. Even though the artist had started working on canvas much earlier than the 2000s, it was then that he made this dynamic twist and agreed to exhibit indoors systematically. Whether you see graffiti as an expressive and lively form of art or as a form of irresponsible vandalism, one thing is certain; in recent years it has captured the attention of the general population to the world’s biggest galleries.

    $414.00

  • NYC Subway Map VII The Goat Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo NYC Subway Map VII The Goat Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    NYC Subway Map VII The Goat Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Limited Edition Print on 290gsm Moab Entrada Fine Art Paper Pop Artist Modern Artwork. 2023 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 35 Artwork Size 14x19 Archival Pigment Fine Art "NYC Subway Map VII The Goat" is a captivating archival print by the acclaimed street artist Cope2, also known as Fernando Carlo. This piece, limited to an exclusive set of 35, is signed and numbered by the artist himself, signaling its rarity and collectible value. The artwork, with dimensions of 14x19 inches, is rendered on 290gsm Moab Entrada fine art paper, which is a testament to its high-quality production. The paper's reputation for durability and color rendition ensures that the vivid pigments and dynamic lines retain their visual impact over time. This print by Cope2 is a celebration of the New York City graffiti tradition, encapsulating the raw energy and bold expressiveness associated with this art form. Against the backdrop of the iconic NYC subway map, a symbol intrinsically linked to the origins of street art culture in the metropolis, Cope2 overlays his distinctive tags and lettering. The term "The Goat," often used to denote 'The Greatest of All Time,' in this context, could be interpreted as the artist's nod to the legendary status of New York's graffiti scene or perhaps a self-reference to his own standing within the street art hierarchy. Carlo's choice of vibrant colors and the inclusion of layered text create a sense of depth and complexity, inviting viewers to explore the intersections of art, urban life, and public space. His work is not just an aesthetic achievement but also an urban chronicle that preserves the ephemeral nature of street art in a more permanent form. The print serves as a visual archive of the city's urban fabric, the artist's personal history with graffiti, and the evolution of street art into the realm of fine art. For art enthusiasts and collectors, owning a piece from "NYC Subway Map VII The Goat" series is an opportunity to hold a fragment of street art history, as Cope2's prints are held in high esteem within the graffiti community and beyond. His work stands as a vibrant bridge connecting the energy of street-level creativity with the refinement of fine art, all the while maintaining the spontaneous spirit that is the essence of graffiti art.

    $187.00

  • NYC Subway Map VII Bronx Legend Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo NYC Subway Map VII Bronx Legend Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    NYC Subway Map VII Bronx Legend Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Limited Edition Print on 290gsm Moab Entrada Fine Art Paper Pop Artist Modern Artwork. 2023 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 35 Artwork Size 14x19 Archival Pigment Fine Art NYC Subway Map VII Bronx Legend is a visually striking archival print created by Cope2, also known as Fernando Carlo, a respected figure in the street art scene. This limited edition print, confined to a series of just 35 signed and numbered pieces, brings a slice of New York's vibrant street culture to the world of fine art collectors. Each print, sized at 14x19 inches, is printed on premium 290gsm Moab Entrada fine art paper, known for its ability to present rich, lasting colors and sharp detail. Fernando Carlo's roots in the graffiti movement are evident in this piece, where he incorporates elements of the New York City subway map into his artwork, a nod to the historical significance of subway graffiti in the city's culture. The piece is a riot of color, typography, and symbolism that captures the gritty essence of Bronx street art. The artwork is a dynamic composition of tags, a signature element of graffiti, overlaid on a background that features the familiar layout of the subway system. This palimpsest effect, where newer layers of paint and text overlay older ones, is reminiscent of the subway cars that served as canvases for graffiti artists in the 1970s and 1980s. Carlo's work is not only a visual feast but also a narrative of the urban landscape and its continuous evolution, mirroring the ever-changing streets of New York City. Each print in the series is imbued with the spontaneous energy of street art despite being carefully reproduced to maintain the integrity of the original work. NYC Subway Map VII Bronx Legend is not just a representation of Cope2's artistry; it is also a cultural artifact that stands as a testament to the enduring influence of graffiti art within the broader context of contemporary art. Collectors of this print own a piece of New York City's legacy, as well as a moment in the timeline of an art form that continues to challenge and redefine the boundaries of visual expression.

    $187.00

  • MTA Subway Map Lime Green Purple Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo MTA Subway Map Lime Green Purple Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    MTA Subway Map- Lime Green Purple Original One of a Kind Mixed Media Acrylic Spray Paint Painting Artwork on Reclaimed NYC Paper Subway Map by Popular Street Graffiti Artist ARTIST. Lime green-purple MTA subway map Hand-made original one-of-a-kind Painted NYC subway map. 22x33inches The beginning of the new millennium found Cope2 in a different place in his career, as he started focusing more and more on ways to establish himself in the art scene of galleries and museums. Even though the artist had started working on canvas much earlier than the 2000s, it was then that he made this dynamic twist and agreed to exhibit indoors systematically. Whether you see graffiti as an expressive and lively form of art or as a form of irresponsible vandalism, one thing is certain; in recent years it has captured the attention of the general population to the world’s biggest galleries.

    $2,306.00

  • Most Wanted PP Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Most Wanted PP Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Most Wanted PP Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Most Wanted- PP Printers Proof Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Pop Graffiti Artist Cope2 Rare Street Art Limited Edition Artwork. PP Printers Proof 2010 Signed & Numbered Framed Limited Edition Artwork Size 22x17 Framed under glass. Not examined outside of the frame. Framed Dimensions 19 X 24 Inches

    $1,025.00

  • New York City Subway Maps IV HPM Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo New York City Subway Maps IV HPM Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    New York City Subway Maps IV Limited Edition Spray Paint Hand-Embellished HPM Archival Pigment Prints on Moab Fine Art Paper by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2019 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 15 Artwork Size 17x24. New York City Subway Maps IV, 2019 Archival pigment print in colors with hand-embellishments on Moab Fine Art paper 17x24 inches (43.2 cm x 61) (sheet) Ed. 10/15 Signed and numbered in pencil lower left. Work displays a .5-inch tear in the lower left border. Embracing Urban Narratives: Cope2's New York City Subway Maps IV Cope2's "New York City Subway Maps IV" is a dynamic fusion of graffiti's raw energy with the refined aesthetics of modern Pop Art, embodying the pulse of urban life on a tangible artifact of the city's daily motion. This 2019 limited edition series, with only 15 signed and numbered pieces, represents a significant contribution to the Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork movement. Each 17x24 inch piece is a hand-embellished archival pigment print on Moab Fine Art paper, offering a unique blend of street culture and high art. Cope2's signature authenticates the work, and its edition number is penciled on the lower left, with one particular piece displaying a minor .5-inch tear, adding to the authentic feel of the artwork. The piece serves as a visual archive of New York's graffiti history, immortalizing the spontaneous, often temporary, art gracing the city's subway maps. Cope2, a Bronx native, brings authenticity and street credibility to his work, with a reputation for over three decades in the graffiti scene. His "New York City Subway Maps IV" reflects urban street art's layered, complex nature, where tags and symbols intermingle to tell the stories of the city's diverse inhabitants. Cope2's Intersection of Street Art and Fine Art Cope2's artwork stands at the intersection of street art and fine art, capturing the essence of one medium within the form of the other. His pieces are more than mere representations of street graffiti; they are the confluence of the artist's lived experiences and interactions with the urban environment. The bold, saturated colors and aggressive brushstrokes hark back to the golden era of graffiti in the 1980s and 1990s when artists like Cope2 were not just decorating the city but also marking territories and expressing identities. The limited edition nature of "New York City Subway Maps IV" and the hand-embellishments by Cope2 himself ensure that each print is a unique piece of art, embodying both the spirit of the original street art and the artist's personal touch. The series encapsulates the rawness of the graffiti subculture while elevating it through fine art printmaking, challenging traditional notions of what constitutes art and who is deemed an artist. In essence, Cope2's work is a celebration of the visual language of the streets, presented within the context of fine art. It offers a narrative deeply rooted in New York City's cultural fabric, providing a snapshot of a movement that has evolved from the margins to the mainstream. The "New York City Subway Maps IV" series not only pays homage to the history of street art but also asserts its place within the continuum of contemporary art. Through his work, Cope2 continues to influence and shape the dialogue around Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork, ensuring that the vibrancy of street culture remains a vital part of the art world's discourse.

    $2,306.00

  • MTA Subway Sign Elevator to Mezzanine Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo MTA Subway Sign Elevator to Mezzanine Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    MTA Subway Sign- Elevator to Mezzanine Art Mixed Media on MTA Signage Painting Artwork by street pop culture artist Cope2. Original authentic MTA subway sign this is an authentic 14x51inches metal subway sign spray-painted by cope2 . Born in 1968 as Fernando Carlo, Jr. in New York City. Cope 2’s paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout the United States and internationally. He is a self-taught artist who is a celebrated legend contributing over 30 years to the graffiti street-art culture. One of New York City’s most prolific graffiti artists, he began tagging his name in the South Bronx in 1978. He developed his style in the subways and streets of the Bronx creating graffiti productions throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s achieving international recognition for his distinctive style. Fernando Carlo a.k.a COPE2 is an American artist, active in the graffiti scene of New York. Cope2’s involvement in the street art scene of the 80s and 90s progressively made his reputation grow, making him one of the most well-known writers in the US. Controversial, yet iconic, the artist’s story and his involvement in graffiti since the last decades of the 20th century shed light on the history of graffiti itself and its evolution over the years.

    $3,135.00

  • New York City Subway Map II PP HPM Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo New York City Subway Map II PP HPM Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    New York City Subway Map II PP Printers Proof HPM Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Limited Edition Hand Painted Multiple on Moab Rag Fine Art Paper Pop Artist Modern Artwork. PP Printers Proof 2017 Signed & Marked PP HPM Hand Embellished Print Limited Edition Artwork Size 17x24 Archival Pigment Fine Art. Cope2's Vision in "New York City Subway Map II PP Printers Proof" "New York City Subway Map II PP Printers Proof" by Cope2, also known as Fernando Carlo, is a striking representation of the energy and vibrancy of street art culture, as captured on the very symbol of urban movement—the New York City subway map. This limited edition print from 2017 is a hand-painted multiple (HPM) on Moab Rag Fine Art Paper, each piece hand-signed and marked as a printer's proof by Cope2. The artwork, sized at 17x24 inches, showcases a blend of archival pigment fine art with the raw, spontaneous energy of street art through Cope2's iconic hand embellishments. Cope2's work in this series transcends the simple geographic representation of a map, transforming it into a canvas that narrates the pulse of the city's underground culture. Each Printer's Proof is a unique conversation piece, a segment of a more extensive dialogue that Cope2 has led in the street art scene for decades. His signature throw-ups and wildstyle tags are not just mere markings but are symbolic of the streets' language, speaking to urban artists' identity, struggle, and voice. The Intersection of Urban Landscape and Artistic Expression The "New York City Subway Map II" series is more than a navigational tool; it's a storied journey through the streets of New York, a visual exploration of the city's graffiti history. The map serves as the groundwork for Cope2's artistic exploration, where he layers his distinctive tags and colorful abstractions. This interplay of structured lines and wild graffiti is a metaphor for juxtaposing the city's order with the chaos of its subcultures. As a Printer's Proof, this artwork holds a special place in the production process, being one of the first prints off the press, reviewed by the artist for quality and detail. Cope2's decision to hand-embellish each piece underscores the importance of the artist's touch, ensuring that each print carries a piece of the street's soul. The HPM technique furthers this connection, bridging the gap between one-of-a-kind street art pieces and reproducible fine art prints. In essence, Cope2's "New York City Subway Map II PP Printers Proof" is a testament to the enduring legacy of graffiti as a form of Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork. It captures the essence of New York's urban spirit, with each print serving as a historical artifact of the city's rich street art culture. Through his work, Cope2 continues influencing the dialogue around street art, ensuring that its raw, unfiltered voice remains a vibrant part of the contemporary art world.

    $1,614.00

  • The Mash Embellished HPM Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo The Mash Embellished HPM Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    The Mash- Embellished Limited Edition Hand-Embellished Archival Pigment Prints and Arcylic on 310gsm Fine Art Paper by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. "This piece was made towards the end of 2014. I was in my studio, listening to music and The Monster Mash came on. It was funny because I just started painting to the song and that's kinda how it went.This piece is more of what I'm doing today. It's kind of mashed up with all kinds of paint and different designs. It's got a lot of fo elements of what I do.It all kinda goes right. It's simple and to the point. Simplicity." - Cope2 The beginning of the new millennium found Cope2 in a different place in his career, as he started focusing more and more on ways to establish himself in the art scene of galleries and museums. Even though the artist had started working on canvas much earlier than the 2000s, it was then that he made this dynamic twist and agreed to exhibit indoors systematically. Whether you see graffiti as an expressive and lively form of art or as a form of irresponsible vandalism, one thing is certain; in recent years it has captured the attention of the general population to the world’s biggest galleries.

    $580.00

  • Video Surveillance 12x18 II Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Video Surveillance 12x18 II Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Video Surveillance 12x18- II Original Mixed Media Painting graffiti artist modern pop art on Real Metal Street Sign by Cope2. 2020 Signed Original Spray Paint Painting Bubble Letter on Real Metal Street Sign Artwork Size 12x18. This Area is Under 24 Hour Surveillance Sign.  

    $946.00

  • 2 7 Avenue Line OTboys Silver Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo 2 7 Avenue Line OTboys Silver Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    2 7 Avenue Line OTboys- Silver Sign Art Mixed Media on MTA Signage Painting Artwork by street pop culture artist Cope2. Born in 1968 as Fernando Carlo, Jr. in New York City. Cope 2’s paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout the United States and internationally. He is a self-taught artist who is a celebrated legend contributing over 30 years to the graffiti street-art culture. One of New York City’s most prolific graffiti artists, he began tagging his name in the South Bronx in 1978. He developed his style in the subways and streets of the Bronx creating graffiti productions throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s achieving international recognition for his distinctive style. Fernando Carlo a.k.a COPE2 is an American artist, active in the graffiti scene of New York. Cope2’s involvement in the street art scene of the 80s and 90s progressively made his reputation grow, making him one of the most well-known writers in the US. Controversial, yet iconic, the artist’s story and his involvement in graffiti since the last decades of the 20th century shed light on the history of graffiti itself and its evolution over the years.

    $5,879.00

  • 161 Street-Yankee Station Silver HPM Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo 161 Street-Yankee Station Silver HPM Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    161 Street-Yankee Station- Silver HPM Hand-Embellished Limited Edition Screenprint Art on #100 Cougar Smooth Fine Art Paper by Artist Cope2- Fernando Carlo Subway Artwork. 2022 Signed & Numbered HPM Hand Embellished Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 24x12 Graffiti Spraypaint Tag Different on Each HPM, Exact Print You Recieve Will Vary From Image Hand-Embellished 3-Color Screen Print on Cougar 100# Smooth Fine Art Paper Size: 24 x 12 Inches Release: July 19, 2022 Run of: 30

    $482.00

  • New York City Subway Maps IV PP HPM Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo New York City Subway Maps IV PP HPM Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    New York City Subway Maps IV PP Printers Proof Limited Edition Spray Paint Hand-Embellished HPM Archival Pigment Prints on Moab Fine Art Paper by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. PP Printers Proof 2019 Signed & Marked PP Limited Edition Artwork Size 17x24. New York City Subway Maps IV, Archival pigment print in colors with hand-embellishments on Moab Fine Art paper Cope2's Artistic Legacy in "New York City Subway Maps IV PP Printers Proof" The "New York City Subway Maps IV PP Printers Proof" by Cope2 represents a confluence of street authenticity and artistic innovation within modern Pop Art. The 2019 Printers Proof edition, signed and marked by the artist, is a limited series that pays homage to the raw spirit of New York's street culture. The artwork, measuring 17x24 inches, is a hand-embellished archival pigment print on Moab Fine Art paper, echoing the gritty essence of urban life through vibrant spray paint and bold tagging styles. As a seminal Graffiti Street Art movement figure, Cope2's work encapsulates the city's visual vibrancy and chaotic energy that never sleeps. His "New York City Subway Maps IV" represents the iconic transit system and a canvas showcasing the layered history of graffiti that has become synonymous with the city's subways. The hand-embellishments signify Cope2's personal touch, making each piece a unique fragment of New York's urban narrative. Blending Traditional Techniques with Urban Aesthetics Cope2's Printers Proof edition blurs the lines between traditional printmaking techniques and the urban aesthetics of graffiti. By incorporating hand-embellishments, each print transcends its status as a mere reproduction, becoming a standalone work of art. The series showcases Cope2's versatility as an artist capable of adapting street capable of adapting street art's spontaneous natureine art printing. The "New York City Subway Maps IV" series is a cultural artifact that reflects the evolution of street art from an act of rebellion to a recognized form of artistic expression. Cope2's work has transitioned from the fleeting surfaces of subway cars to the permanence of fine art paper, enabling the transient nature of street art to be captured, preserved, and appreciated as part of contemporary art's expansive canon. The limited edition Printers Proof series is a testament to the enduring appeal of street art and its significance within the larger context of pop culture. It underscores the importance of preserving the ephemeral nature of graffiti while providing an accessible medium for art collectors and enthusiasts to engage with street art in a new way. In essence, Cope2's "New York City Subway Maps IV PP Printers Proof" is a vibrant homage to the streets of New York, a tangible slice of the city's artistic soul. Through his work, Cope2 continues to play a pivotal role in shaping the narrative of Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork, ensuring that the voices of the streets are heard and celebrated in galleries and collections across the globe. His artwork remains a dynamic intersection of color, form, and urban storytelling, capturing the city's pulse in each spray-painted line and hand-drawn tag.

    $1,614.00

  • New York City Subway Map Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo New York City Subway Map Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    New York City Subway Map Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print on 310gsm Fine Art Paper by Cope2 street artist modern pop art. 2016 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 75 Artwork Size 17x24 "Having a print made from an original New York City subway map piece that I created and collaborated with 1xRun on is a really great idea in the sense that many art collectors are able to own a piece of my New York City history.The whole concept of doing a New York City subway map goes perfect with my history as being a New York City graffiti art legend cause the subway system is were I made my bones and a name for my self tagging up and getting my name on every subway line and subway system in the whole city." - Cope2 Fernando Carlo a.k.a COPE2 is an American artist, active in the graffiti scene of New York. Cope2’s involvement in the street art scene of the 80s and 90s progressively made his reputation grow, making him one of the most well-known writers in the US. Controversial, yet iconic, the artist’s story and his involvement in graffiti since the last decades of the 20th century shed light on the history of graffiti itself and its evolution over the years.

    $406.00

  • Private Property Freestyle Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Private Property Freestyle Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Private Property Freestyle Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Limited Edition Fine Art Archival Pigment Print Art on Perforated Blotter Paper. 2023 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 35 Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper Size: 7.5 x 7.5 Inches Release: April 19, 2023 Limited blotter editions are hand-perforated by Zane Kesey. Blotter paper, a type of thick absorbent paper, is traditionally used in fields like chemistry for drying samples or in the art world for watercolor painting. However, it has found a unique niche in the world of graffiti and street art for the creation of "blotter art", which is often associated with psychedelic art due to its historical use as a medium for distributing LSD. Experience the convergence of fine art and counterculture with our Fine Art Archival Prints on Perforated Blotter LSD Paper. These prints, a nod to the psychedelic era, are designed to deliver stunning visual impact. They are printed on high-quality blotter paper, which was traditionally used for LSD tabs, but now repurposed for this unique art form. Each piece is a work of masterful creativity, providing an experience that is both aesthetically pleasing and culturally significant. Printed with archival inks to ensure longevity, these prints are not only collectibles but also lasting symbols of a vibrant subculture.

    $415.00

  • East 149th St Original Spray Paint Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo East 149th St Original Spray Paint Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo East 149th St Original Spray Paint Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    East 149th St Deck Fine Art Original One of a Kind Spray Paint Painting on Natural Skateboard Deck by Street Artwork Graffiti Artist Cope2. Paint on Natural Skate Deck Size: 7.25 x 29.375 Inches Release: September 02, 2021 Run of: 1 Fernando Carlo a.k.a COPE2 is an American artist, active in the graffiti scene of New York. Cope2’s involvement in the street art scene of the 80s and 90s progressively made his reputation grow, making him one of the most well-known writers in the US. Controversial, yet iconic, the artist’s story and his involvement in graffiti since the last decades of the 20th century shed light on the history of graffiti itself and its evolution over the years.

    $946.00

  • Double Sided Exit Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Double Sided Exit Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Double Sided Exit Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Double-Sided Exit Sign Art Mixed Media on MTA Signage Painting Artwork by street pop culture artist Cope2. Born in 1968 as Fernando Carlo, Jr. in New York City. Cope 2’s paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout the United States and internationally. He is a self-taught artist who is a celebrated legend contributing over 30 years to the graffiti street-art culture. One of New York City’s most prolific graffiti artists, he began tagging his name in the South Bronx in 1978. He developed his style in the subways and streets of the Bronx creating graffiti productions throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s achieving international recognition for his distinctive style. The beginning of the new millennium found Cope2 in a different place in his career, as he started focusing more and more on ways to establish himself in the art scene of galleries and museums. Even though the artist had started working on canvas much earlier than the 2000s, it was then that he made this dynamic twist and agreed to exhibit indoors systematically. Whether you see graffiti as an expressive and lively form of art or as a form of irresponsible vandalism, one thing is certain; in recent years it has captured the attention of the general population to the world’s biggest galleries.

    $5,879.00

  • NY Tripway Map II Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo NY Tripway Map II Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    NY Tripway Map II Blotter Paper Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print Art on Perforated Blotter Paper by Cope2 pop culture LSD artwork. Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper Size: 7.5 x 7.5 Inches Release: April 19, 2021 Limited blotter editions are hand-perforated by Zane Kesey & may vary slightly from the example shown. The beginning of the new millennium found Cope2 in a different place in his career, as he started focusing more and more on ways to establish himself in the art scene of galleries and museums. Even though the artist had started working on canvas much earlier than the 2000s, it was then that he made this dynamic twist and agreed to exhibit indoors systematically. Whether you see graffiti as an expressive and lively form of art or as a form of irresponsible vandalism, one thing is certain; in recent years it has captured the attention of the general population to the world’s biggest galleries.

    $406.00

  • 33rd Street Station Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo 33rd Street Station Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    33rd Street Station Archival Pigment Fine Art Limited Edition Print on 290gsm Moab Entrada Paper by Modern Pop Street Graffiti Artist Cope2. Signed & Numbered Archival Pigment Print on 290gsm Moab Fine Art Paper Size: 31.5 x 18 Inches Release: March 11, 2020 Run of: 100 Cope2 has always shown his respect for the writers before him and in his first steps in the world of graffiti, he was interested in learning from them. This is the way he described his first encounter with them in an interview with Widewalls in 2006: “When I started, to see these graffitis one subway cars was great – the colors, the letters – I wanted to learn from the original artists, not just copy. New York is the motherland of graffiti, I am part of the second generation and I wanted to get my special style.”

    $406.00

  • Stacked Bubble Throwies Pink Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Stacked Bubble Throwies Pink Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Stacked Bubble Throwies- Pink 2-Color Hand-Pulled Deckled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on 335gsm Coventry Rag Fine Art Paper by Cope2 Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. Signed 2018 2-Color Screen Print on Hand-Deckled 335gsm Coventry Rag Fine Art Paper Size: 16 x 20 Inches Release: August 04, 2018 Run of: 20 It’s all by nature, not by art school. It’s from my very soul, with all my energy. Everyone is great in his special way. My way is to be an artist.”, he claims in one of his interviews. He started as part of the underground scene of New York and, even though tagging of walls and subway trains brought him to jail, this further extended his reputation and never discouraged him from writing. On the contrary, such legal issues led him to be open about experimenting with paintings canvas as an alternative to street art.

    $406.00

  • 161 Street-Yankee Station Gold HPM Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo 161 Street-Yankee Station Gold HPM Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    161 Street-Yankee Station- Gold HPM Hand-Embellished Limited Edition Screenprint Art on #100 Cougar Smooth Fine Art Paper by Artist Cope2- Fernando Carlo Subway Artwork. 2022 Signed & Numbered HPM Hand Embellished Limited Edition of 30 Artwork Size 24x12 Graffiti Spraypaint Tag Different on Each HPM, Exact Print You Recieve Will Vary From Image. Hand-Embellished 3-Color Screen Print on Cougar 100# Smooth Fine Art Paper Size: 24 x 12 Inches Release: July 19, 2022 Run of: 30

    $539.00

  • Time Travel Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Time Travel Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Time Travel Deck Fine Art Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print Transfer on Cold Pressed Steep Natural Skateboard Deck by Street Artwork Graffiti Artist COPE2 x Afa Annfa x Chino Lam. 2021 Time Travel Skateboard Size: 80 x 20cm Editions of 100, numbered.

    $414.00

  • Mace Ave Original Spray Paint Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Mace Ave Original Spray Paint Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Mace Ave Original Spray Paint Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Mace Ave Deck Fine Art Original One of a Kind Spray Paint Painting on Natural Skateboard Deck by Street Artwork Graffiti Artist Cope2. Paint on Natural Skate Deck Size: 7.25 x 29.375 Inches Release: November 29, 2021 Run of: 1 Fernando Carlo a.k.a COPE2 is an American artist, active in the graffiti scene of New York. Cope2’s involvement in the street art scene of the 80s and 90s progressively made his reputation grow, making him one of the most well-known writers in the US. Controversial, yet iconic, the artist’s story and his involvement in graffiti since the last decades of the 20th century shed light on the history of graffiti itself and its evolution over the years.

    $946.00

  • Graffiti Is A Crime 12x18 I Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Graffiti Is A Crime 12x18 I Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Graffiti Is A Crime 12x18- I Original Mixed Media Painting graffiti artist modern pop art on Real Metal Street Sign by Cope2. 2020 Signed Original Spray Paint Painting Bubble Letter on Real Metal Street Sign Artwork Size 12x18. Graffiti Is A Crime Sign. Graffiti as a Form of Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork Graffiti, often perceived as a rebellious or illegal act, has gradually evolved into a recognized form of art, gaining substantial attention in the realm of modern pop and street art. This transformation is vividly exemplified by the work of renowned graffiti artist Cope2. His piece titled "Graffiti Is A Crime 12x18-I Original Mixed Media Painting" is a striking representation of this evolution. Created in 2020, this artwork is not just a mere expression of street culture but a significant icon in the graffiti art world. It stands out as a signed original spray paint painting, featuring bubble letters on a real metal street sign. Measuring 12x18 inches, this piece encapsulates the essence of street pop art and graffiti artwork, blending the raw energy of street art with the sophistication of modern pop art. The choice of a real metal street sign as the canvas for this artwork speaks volumes about the artist's intention to blur the lines between what is considered legal and illegal, art and vandalism. By transforming a symbol of authority and regulation, a street sign, into a piece of art, Cope2 challenges the conventional perceptions of graffiti. This act of repurposing a street sign, an object typically associated with law and order, into a canvas for graffiti, traditionally viewed as a form of rebellion, creates a powerful contrast and commentary on the societal views of art and expression. The Cultural Significance of Graffiti in Modern Art The artwork "Graffiti Is A Crime" is not just a physical piece of art; it's a statement about the cultural and societal impact of graffiti. Historically, graffiti has been associated with underground movements, often being a tool for the voiceless to express their opinions and emotions. However, as seen through the works of artists like Cope2, graffiti has transcended these boundaries, finding its way into the world of high art and becoming a celebrated form of creative expression. This metamorphosis of graffiti from vandalism to a respected art form is significant in understanding the dynamics of modern art. It reflects the evolving attitudes towards what constitutes art and who gets to define it. By incorporating elements of pop culture, graffiti artists have brought a new dimension to the art world, one that resonates with a broader audience and reflects contemporary societal themes. This shift has not only given graffiti artists like Cope2 a platform to showcase their talent but has also prompted a reevaluation of street art's role in the broader context of art history. Impact on the Perception of Street Art and Graffiti The significance of "Graffiti Is A Crime" and similar works in the context of street pop art and graffiti artwork lies in their ability to challenge and redefine the boundaries of traditional art. These pieces are not just expressions of individual creativity but are also powerful tools for social commentary. They represent a form of artistic democracy, where the street becomes a gallery, accessible to all, and not just the elite few. This democratization of art through graffiti challenges traditional art paradigms and encourages a more inclusive understanding of what art can be. Moreover, the increasing acceptance and celebration of graffiti art in galleries and art exhibitions signify a cultural shift. It represents a growing recognition of the artistic value and social commentary embedded in these works. The journey of graffiti from the streets to the galleries is a testament to the changing perceptions of what is considered legitimate art. It highlights the importance of context, medium, and message in the world of art, proving that creativity knows no bounds and that art can emerge from the most unexpected places. The artwork "Graffiti Is A Crime" by Cope2 is a pivotal piece in the narrative of street pop art and graffiti artwork. It encapsulates the essence of graffiti's journey from the fringes to the forefront of modern art. This piece is not just a representation of artistic skill but a symbol of cultural evolution, challenging perceptions, and redefining the boundaries of art. As such, it holds a special place in the history of modern art, symbolizing the dynamic and ever-evolving nature of artistic expression.

    $946.00

  • No Skateboarding Freestyle Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo No Skateboarding Freestyle Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    No Skateboarding Freestyle Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Limited Edition Fine Art Archival Pigment Print Art on Perforated Blotter Paper. 2023 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 35 Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper Size: 7.5 x 7.5 Inches Release: April 19, 2023 Limited blotter editions are hand-perforated by Zane Kesey. Blotter paper, a type of thick absorbent paper, is traditionally used in fields like chemistry for drying samples or in the art world for watercolor painting. However, it has found a unique niche in the world of graffiti and street art for the creation of "blotter art", which is often associated with psychedelic art due to its historical use as a medium for distributing LSD. Experience the convergence of fine art and counterculture with our Fine Art Archival Prints on Perforated Blotter LSD Paper. These prints, a nod to the psychedelic era, are designed to deliver stunning visual impact. They are printed on high-quality blotter paper, which was traditionally used for LSD tabs, but now repurposed for this unique art form. Each piece is a work of masterful creativity, providing an experience that is both aesthetically pleasing and culturally significant. Printed with archival inks to ensure longevity, these prints are not only collectibles but also lasting symbols of a vibrant subculture.

    $415.00

  • Detroit Series 24 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Detroit Series 24 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Detroit Series 24 Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic Paint, and Mixed Media on Cradled Wood by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2010 Signed & Titled Original Spray Paint Acrylic Paint Mixed Media Painting on Cradled Wood Panel Ready to Hang Graffiti Artwork Bubble Letter Size 24x16 "I've always wanted to do a show like this. Lately, I have transitioned mostly into mixed media paintings, but I've been doing hardcore graffiti, if you want to call it that, for thirty-plus years. It's what made me Cope2. But I like to change it up and show all my different styles. So, with this show, I can show my style evolution and how I've progressed. "Versatile" shows where I came from and what I'm doing now," Cope2 said from his studio in New York. -Cope2 Cope2 and the Intersection of Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork The "Detroit Series 24 Original Painting" by Cope2 marks a significant milestone in the fusion of street pop art and graffiti artwork. A masterful blend of spray paint, acrylic paint, and mixed media on cradled wood, this 2010 piece, sized at 24x16 inches, is signed and titled by the artist himself. The artwork is a ready-to-hang testament to Cope2's journey in the art world, vividly encapsulating his thirty-plus years of experience with what he calls 'hardcore graffiti.' This piece is a bold declaration of the artist's evolution, embodying the diverse styles Cope2 has embraced and mastered over the years. The artwork's bubble letters pop against the wood panel, showcasing Cope2's ability to marry the spontaneity of street art with the permanence and texture that fine art mediums like wood and acrylics provide. "Detroit Series 24" is not just an artwork; it is a narrative, a visual autobiography that charts the artist's progression from the streets of New York to the refined spaces of galleries. Cope2's adaptation to mixed media paintings is a conscious choice that speaks to his desire for growth and exploration within his craft while also honoring the roots of graffiti that laid the foundation for his career. Reverberations of Cope2's Artistic Evolution Cope2's commitment to showcasing his stylistic evolution is palpable in "Detroit Series 24". The artwork is a physical manifestation of the versatility he speaks of. This versatility has allowed him to remain a relevant and celebrated figure in modern art. Through this series, he offers a visual history of his personal development, displaying the range of his artistic capabilities. The series is a celebration of change, of the potential within the graffiti art form to adapt and thrive in various environments and formats. In this piece, as with others in the series, there is a dialogue between street art's raw, energetic quality and the thoughtful, intentional nature of studio-based work. The artwork serves as a bridge, connecting the often underrepresented art form of graffiti with the mainstream narrative of contemporary art. It is a testament to the legitimacy and depth of street pop art and graffiti artwork, challenging the notion that these forms of expression are somehow less valid than their traditional counterparts. The Legacy of Cope2's Detroit Series in Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork The legacy of "Detroit Series 24" extends beyond its aesthetic achievements. The work is a significant contribution to the ongoing conversation about the place of street art within the larger context of art history. Cope2's journey reflects the journey of graffiti itself, from an act of defiance to a respected art form that commands space in galleries and private collections alike. His work, particularly in this series, encapsulates the spirit of resilience that defines much of street art and graffiti, showcasing an adaptability that has enabled the art form to flourish. Cope2 has not only documented his evolution through his art but has also mirrored the evolution of street pop art and graffiti artwork. "Detroit Series 24" is a vibrant celebration of this progression, a canvas where the past and the present coexist, where the language of the streets is translated into the lexicon of fine art. Cope2's contribution to the art world through this piece and others in the series is invaluable, marking him as a pivotal figure in recognizing and appreciating street-inspired art. Ultimately, "Detroit Series 24" is a bold statement on the transformative power of art and the artist's enduring quest for expression and reinvention. Through his work, Cope2 continues to inspire and challenge, pushing the boundaries of what street pop art and graffiti artwork can be. His pieces are not just works to be hung on a wall; they are dynamic conversations, ever-evolving as the artist himself evolves, and inviting viewers to witness the unfolding story of one of the most influential modern artists in the realm of street pop art and graffiti.

    $7,057.00

  • No Trespassing No Graffiti 12x18 III Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo No Trespassing No Graffiti 12x18 III Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    No Trespassing No Graffiti 12x18- III Original Mixed Media Painting graffiti artist modern pop art on Real Metal Street Sign by Cope2. 2020 Signed Original Spray Paint Painting Bubble Letter on Real Metal Street Sign Artwork Size 12x18. No Trespassing No Graffiti Surveillance Sign. Challenging Norms with Cope2's Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork The piece "No Trespassing No Graffiti 12x18- III" by Cope2 is a provocative work that embodies the rebellious spirit of street pop art and graffiti artwork. The 2020 signed original spray paint painting features bubble letters on a real metal street sign, size 12x18 inches, boldly proclaiming "Graffiti Is A Crime." This artwork is a direct challenge to the legal and societal boundaries that have long been imposed on graffiti artists. Cope2, a name that carries weight in the graffiti world, uses this piece to confront the paradox of graffiti as an art form: its simultaneous existence as a celebrated creation and a criminal act. The medium of the actual metal street sign, an object that typically represents law and control, is subverted and repurposed as a canvas for free artistic expression. This inversion is symbolic of the very nature of street art — a medium that often exists in heavily regulated and surveilled spaces. By choosing this as his canvas, Cope2 does not just create a piece of art; he crafts a statement on the right to public space and the nature of artistic freedom. The Socio-Cultural Commentary of Cope2's Work "No Trespassing No Graffiti" is more than a visually striking piece; it serves as a socio-cultural commentary on the state of street art today. The bright colors and the unmissable bubble letters are quintessential elements of traditional graffiti, yet they stand in stark contrast against the formal, authoritative backdrop of the street sign. This contrast is a visual metaphor for the tension between the artist and the establishment, between creativity and conformity. The artwork captures what Cope2 represents — an artist who has thrived in the face of adversity and legal challenges for over three decades. This mixed media piece shows his dedication to the craft and his ability to adapt and evolve. He showcased his mixed-media the streets to a respected figure in modern pop art while maintaining the edge and authenticity of his street roots. Impact of "No Trespassing No Graffiti" on Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork Cope2's "No Trespassing No Graffiti" impact on the perception of street pop art and graffiti artwork cannot be understated. It is an embodiment of the defiance often intrinsic to this genre of art. Yet, it also represents a maturation of the form, a sign that street art has claimed its rightful place in contemporary art discourse. The piece stands as a symbol of resistance against the criminalization of graffiti, urging a reexamination of the laws and cultural perceptions that govern public expression. Through this work, Cope2 asserts the value of street art as a legitimate and powerful form of social and artistic expression. The painting is a direct engagement with the viewer, a call to question and redefine the boundaries of legality and artistry. It is a bold declaration that the presence of graffiti in the public sphere can be both an act of vandalism and a significant cultural artifact. "No Trespassing No Graffiti" is a pivotal piece in the narrative of street pop art and graffiti artwork. It is a testament to Cope2's enduring influence and his commitment to pushing the boundaries of what street art can convey. This artwork is not just a statement against prohibition; it is a proclamation of the transformative power of graffiti, its role in challenging the status quo, and its potential to change how we interact with and understand the urban landscape. It is a piece that encapsulates the complex identity of graffiti, standing as a vibrant example of the dialogue between artist, city, and society.

    $946.00

  • Cope2 Violeta Signal Spray Paint Can Sculpture by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Cope2 Violeta Signal Spray Paint Can Sculpture by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Violeta Signal Limited Edition Rare Spray Paint Can Artwork Crossover by famous graffiti paint maker Montana MTN. If anyone has ever figured out how to rise to the top, manage and maintain their success for decades like an authentic rock-star, it?s got to be COPE2 (KD), a New Yorker originally from the South Bronx. Fernando Carlo a.k.a COPE2 is an American artist, active in the graffiti scene of New York. Cope2’s involvement in the street art scene of the 80s and 90s progressively made his reputation grow, making him one of the most well-known writers in the US. Controversial, yet iconic, the artist’s story and his involvement in graffiti since the last decades of the 20th century shed light on the history of graffiti itself and its evolution over the years.

    $242.00

  • Iconic Bubble Black Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Iconic Bubble Black Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Iconic Bubble- Black 8-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on 300gsm Somerset Satin Paper by Cope2 Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. Edition of 75 signed by the artist 8 color screenprint on 300 gsm somerset paper Dimensions: 75 x 55cm year 2019

    $406.00

  • NY Tripway Map I Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo NY Tripway Map I Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    NY Tripway Map I Blotter Paper Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print Art on Perforated Blotter Paper by Cope2 pop culture LSD artwork. Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper Size: 7.5 x 7.5 Inches Release: April 19, 2021 Limited blotter editions are hand-perforated by Zane Kesey & may vary slightly from the example shown. Fernando Carlo a.k.a COPE2 is an American artist, active in the graffiti scene of New York. Cope2’s involvement in the street art scene of the 80s and 90s progressively made his reputation grow, making him one of the most well-known writers in the US. Controversial, yet iconic, the artist’s story and his involvement in graffiti since the last decades of the 20th century shed light on the history of graffiti itself and its evolution over the years.

    $406.00

  • Subway Series 10 Photo Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Subway Series 10 Photo Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Subway Series- 10 Photo Original OTP Archival Pigment Print on 310gsm Fine Art Paper by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2010 Signed Orignal 1 of 1 Unique Subway Graffiti Photo Framed “I’ve always wanted to do a show like this. Lately, I have transitioned mostly into mixed media paintings, but I’ve been doing hardcore graffiti, if you want to call it that, for thirty-plus years. It’s what made me Cope2. But me, I like to change it up and show all my different styles. So with this show, I’m able to show my evolution of style and how I’ve progressed. “Versatile” shows where I came from and what I’m doing now,” Cope2 said from his studio in New York. -Cope2 During the mid-1990s Cope2 started slowly transitioning from the streets to the art scene of the galleries. At that time, street art was not as popular as it is in our days and the general public’s idea of it was still inextricably connected to ghettos, drug dealing, etc. The artist has never hidden his troubling past and avoids idealizing it, as a way to enhance his career and artistic persona. On the contrary, he mentions the following: “Oh man, there’s nothing to be proud of in hustling, but I had my first child at the age of 16, my son. So I had to make money to support him and his mother.

    $1,545.00

  • Detroit Series 16 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Detroit Series 16 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Detroit Series 16 Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic Paint, and Mixed Media on Cradled Wood by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2010 Signed & Titled Original Spray Paint Acrylic Paint Mixed Media Painting on Cradled Wood Panel Ready to Hang Graffiti Artwork Bubble Letter Size 24x24 "I've always wanted to do a show like this. Lately, I have transitioned mostly into mixed media paintings, but I've been doing hardcore graffiti, if you want to call it that, for thirty-plus years. It's what made me Cope2. But I like to change it up and show all my different styles. So, with this show, I can show my evolution of style and how I've progressed. "Versatile" shows where I came from and what I'm doing now," Cope2 said from his studio in New York. -Cope2 Cope2's Detroit Series 16: An Emblem of Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork Cope2, a name synonymous with the gritty vibrancy of street pop art and graffiti artwork, presents us with "Detroit Series 16", which encapsulates the essence of urban expression. This 2010 original painting is a vivid example of the fusion of spray paint, acrylic paint, and mixed media on cradled wood. At a sizeable 24x24 inches, this ready-to-hang piece is an authentic Cope2 creation, complete with his iconic bubble letters that burst with the energy and spontaneity characteristic of his work. This particular piece of the Detroit Series is a rich tapestry of color, texture, and form. Using cradled wood as a substrate represents a departure from the temporary walls and subway cars that traditionally serve as canvases for graffiti artists. Cope2's choice of material marks a conscious step towards the permanence and longevity of his art, aligning with his desire to evolve and adapt over his thirty-plus years of creating. By employing a mixed media approach, Cope2 bridges the gap between graffiti's raw, street-level artistry and the refined, deliberate nature of studio-created works. The Evolution of Style in Cope2's Work The journey that Cope2 describes in his transition to mixed media paintings is evident in "Detroit Series 16". The artwork serves as a visual narrative of his stylistic evolution, revealing the layers of growth and change that define his career. In his own words, the versatility of his art showcases the breadth of his experience, from the unbridled expressions of 'hardcore graffiti' to the complex, multidimensional pieces he crafts today. The piece tells the story of an artist who is not content with the status quo, continuously pushing the boundaries of his medium to explore new techniques and concepts. The essence of street art, emphasizing accessibility and community engagement, is preserved in this work, even as it embraces elements of pop art's focus on mass media and popular culture. Cope2's work, mainly "Detroit Series 16", is a testament to the transformative power of art to convey personal journeys and societal narratives. It is a visual representation of the artist's belief in change, the potential of graffiti to evolve, and his ability to reflect these shifts through his art. Impact and Legacy of Cope2's Detroit Series The impact of "Detroit Series 16" extends beyond the visual appeal of its vibrant colors and intricate forms. It represents a moment in time within the broader narrative of street art's assimilation into the fine art world. Cope2's work, with its signature aesthetic and commitment to graffiti's core values, has played a pivotal role in redefining the perceptions of street-inspired art. The series, particularly this piece, exemplifies the fluid nature of contemporary art, where genres intersect and new forms emerge. As street art continues to gain recognition and respect within the art community, works like "Detroit Series 16" stand as milestones along this path of cultural acceptance. They are reminders of the roots of this art form in the uncommissioned, often unsanctioned expressions found in urban environments worldwide. Yet, they also signify the possibility of transcendence, of art that can rise from the streets to hang on the walls of collectors and enthusiasts who value the authenticity and raw power that graffiti embodies. In assessing Cope2's "Detroit Series 16" legacy, one cannot help but recognize the artist's influence on the trajectory of street pop art and graffiti artwork. His ability to navigate the transition from street to studio without losing the essence of graffiti's spirit is remarkable. The series offers a visual testimony to Cope2's enduring relevance in the art world, highlighting his role not just as an artist but as a chronicler of street art's dynamic and ever-evolving language. Through his creations, Cope2 continues contributing to the dialogue around what constitutes art, who can create it, and where it deserves to be seen.

    $7,057.00

  • No Cure Original Acrylic Spray Paint Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo No Cure Original Acrylic Spray Paint Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    No Cure Original Acrylic Spray Paint Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo One of a Kind Artwork on Canvas by Street Art Pop Artist. 2020 Signed Mixed Media Spray Paint & Acrylic Painting Original Artwork Size 43x53 on Unstretched Canvas Explosion of Color: Fernando Carlo's "No Cure" Fernando Carlo, known in the street pop art and graffiti art world as Cope2, is a Bronx-born artist whose work vibrates with the pulse of urban life. His piece titled "No Cure Original Acrylic Spray Paint Painting" is a spectacular canvas that showcases the raw energy and colorful chaos that defines street art. Created in 2020, this one-of-a-kind artwork is an amalgam of acrylic and spray paint, reflecting Cope2's dexterity with mixed media and his deep roots in graffiti culture. Spanning an impressive 43x53 inches on unstretched canvas, "No Cure" stands as a testament to Cope2's enduring influence in the realm of contemporary street art. In the canvas, we see a riot of colors and shapes, clashing and blending in an almost musical harmony. The artwork is signed by the artist, which not only ascertains its authenticity but also marks it as a significant piece within his extensive body of work. Cope2's signature is recognized worldwide, a symbol of credibility in the constantly evolving graffiti scene. With "No Cure," Cope2 demonstrates his versatility and his commitment to the craft, delivering a visual feast that is both a nod to the past and a step into the future of street art. The Bold Artistry of Cope2 Fernando Carlo's journey as Cope2 is a story etched onto the very streets of New York. Since the 1980s, he has been a figure synonymous with the graffiti scene, often regarded as one of the godfathers of New York City subway graffiti. His style has evolved over the decades, yet it retains the essence of the movement — bold, confrontational, and unapologetically public. "No Cure" captures this evolution, its canvas a dynamic collision of traditional graffiti elements with experimental pop art aesthetics. The title "No Cure" itself evokes a sense of raw, uncontained expression. It suggests an ailment for which there is no remedy, perhaps a reference to the addictive nature of artistic creation, especially within the context of street art where the act of painting can be as compelling as the art itself. This painting does not seek to cure but to capture and convey the complex layers of city life, the artist's inner narrative, and the vibrant cultural dialogue of the streets. The unapologetic presence of text, abstract motifs, and splattered paint illustrates Cope2's fearless approach to art and life. Contextualizing "No Cure" in Street Pop Art "No Cure" is not just an artwork but a visual representation of the culture from which it emanates. To understand this piece is to delve into the history of street art and its transition into the gallery space. Street pop art, with its roots in the countercultural movements of the 20th century, seeks to bring the vitality of street culture into the often sterile world of fine art. Cope2 does this masterfully, drawing on his experiences as a Bronx native to infuse his work with an authenticity that cannot be manufactured. The year 2020, when "No Cure" was created, marked an era where street art had firmly established itself as a genre that could command the walls of high-end art spaces while retaining its street cred. In this light, Fernando Carlo's work is a bridge, connecting the gritty sidewalks lined with aerosol to the white walls of art collectors seeking a piece of the street for themselves. "No Cure" embodies the zeitgeist of contemporary urban art, a beacon of the enduring spirit and evolving nature of street pop art and graffiti artwork. In the broader discourse of street pop art, Cope2's "No Cure" is a vibrant chapter that speaks to the diversity and complexity of graffiti art. It stands as a colorful testament to the artistic force of Fernando Carlo and the indelible mark he has left on the cultural fabric of the urban landscape. As the lines between street art and fine art continue to blur, pieces like "No Cure" remind us that at the heart of this movement is the power of raw, unedited expression — a power that indeed has no cure.

    $7,000.00

  • Detroit Series 25 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Detroit Series 25 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Detroit Series 25 Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic Paint, and Mixed Media on Cradled Wood by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2010 Signed & Titled Original Spray Paint Acrylic Paint Mixed Media Painting on Cradled Wood Panel Ready to Hang Graffiti Artwork Bubble Letter Size 24x16 "I've always wanted to do a show like this. Lately, I have transitioned mostly into mixed media paintings, but I've been doing hardcore graffiti, if you want to call it that, for thirty-plus years. It's what made me Cope2. But I like to change it up and show all my different styles. So, with this show, I can show my style evolution and how I've progressed. "Versatile" shows where I came from and what I'm doing now," Cope2 said from his studio in New York. -Cope2 The Evolution of Cope2 in Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork Within the pantheon of street pop art and graffiti artwork, Cope2 stands as a figure of significant importance, a name synonymous with the gritty roots and dynamic evolution of the genre. The "Detroit Series 25 Original Painting" is a testament to the artist's journey through the ever-changing landscape of urban art. This 2010 signed and titled original piece, measuring 24x16 inches, fuses spray paint, acrylic paint, and mixed media on a cradled wood panel, embodying the essence of what Cope2 has termed as 'hardcore graffiti.' Yet, it does more than that. It showcases a readiness to hang graffiti artwork that pulsates with the energy of bubble letters, a signature style that has made Cope2 a celebrated figure in modern pop art. This piece is not simply a static work of art; it narrates the story of Cope2's artistic evolution. Having spent over three decades dedicated to the craft of graffiti, Cope2 has earned recognition not just for his adherence to the raw foundations of graffiti but also for his adaptability and his embrace of mixed media approaches. The "Detroit Series 25" reflects this transition, showcasing how the artist has progressed from the streets to the studio, from the brief to the enduring. Cope2's Artistic Journey and Influence on Modern Art In the artist's words, Cope2 has described his artistic journey as one marked by versatility and evolution. The shift from exclusively employing spray paint to a multifaceted array of mediums signals a broader trend within street art's integration into the fine art world. The "Detroit Series 25" is emblematic of this shift, combining traditional graffiti techniques with the tactile nature of acrylics and the solidity of wood as a canvas. This fusion reflects a sophisticated approach to street-inspired art, blurring the boundaries between an underground subculture and the polished gallery scene. Cope2's work, particularly in the "Detroit Series," can be seen as a cultural chronicle, documenting the rise of street art from subversive beginnings to mainstream acclaim. His pieces are imbued with the spirit of New York's urban landscape, the birthplace of contemporary graffiti, yet they speak to audiences far beyond the city's confines. Through his work, Cope2 has captured the visceral thrill of graffiti, the bold colors, the daring contours, and the unapologetic self-expression, all while translating it into a format that commands respect within the contemporary art sphere. Reflecting Social Narratives through Graffiti Artwork Cope2's "Detroit Series 25" is more than an aesthetic endeavor; it is a social statement, capturing the zeitgeist of its era. His art does not exist in a vacuum but as a vibrant commentary on the environment from which it springs. The artwork tells the story of transition, not just for the artist but for the medium of graffiti itself. Once relegated to the fringes of the art world, considered an act of vandalism, graffiti has been recontextualized through works like those of Cope2. These pieces reflect the changing narratives around street art, elevating it to a form of street pop art that mirrors society's evolving attitudes towards public space, ownership, and artistic liberty. The legacy of Cope2's "Detroit Series 25" lies in its ability to capture the imagination of a diverse audience, bringing the raw, unfiltered voice of the streets into the sanctified spaces of art galleries. It embodies the spirit of resilience and adaptability, allowing graffiti to endure and flourish despite often hostile societal perceptions. The artwork stands as a vibrant testament to the power of street pop art and graffiti artwork to transcend their origins, influencing and reshaping the modern art scene in profound ways. In contemplating the impact of the "Detroit Series 25," it becomes clear that Cope2's influence extends beyond the visual. His work, with its vivid imagery and poignant use of mixed media, underscores the potential of graffiti to act as a catalyst for dialogue and reflection. It is a powerful demonstration of the artist's ability to evolve while remaining true to the core tenets of his craft, ensuring that his work remains relevant and resonant in the fast-paced world of modern art. Through his creations, Cope2 has shown where he came from and what he is doing now, marking his indelible imprint on the fabric of street pop art and graffiti artwork.

    $7,057.00

  • Detroit Tag Series 6 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Detroit Tag Series 6 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Detroit Tag Series- 6 Original Painting Aerosol & Krink Marker on Canvas by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2010 Signed Original Aerosol & Krink on Stretched Canvas Size: 20 x 12 x 1.5 Inches Release: November 16, 2010 Run of 1 "I've always wanted to do a show like this. Lately, I have transitioned mostly into mixed media paintings, but I've been doing hardcore graffiti, if you want to call it that, for thirty-plus years. It's what made me Cope2. But I like to change it up and show all my different styles. So, with this show, I can show my style evolution and how I've progressed. "Versatile" shows where I came from and what I'm doing now," -Cope2 Exploring Cope2's 'Detroit Tag Series- 6' Cope2, born Fernando Carlo, is a name that resonates with authority in graffiti and street art. His 'Detroit Tag Series- 6' is a powerful original painting that combines the raw energy of aerosol art with the precision of Krink markers on canvas. This piece, created in 2010, is a testament to his versatility and evolution as an artist who has been influential in the scene for over three decades. The Evolutionary Path of Cope2's Artistry Cope2's journey as an artist has seen him transition from the streets of the Bronx, where he earned his stripes as a graffiti writer, to the galleries that now house his canvas work. 'Detroit Tag Series- 6' reflects this journey, showcasing a mature style without losing the spontaneity and vigor of his early work. The piece, with dimensions of 20 x 12 x 1.5 inches, is a singular expression within a limited run, emphasizing Cope2's commitment to creating unique works that are personal and reflect his roots in street culture. Cope2 captures the essence of Detroit's urban landscape in this series through his iconic tag style. The bold, sweeping curves and sharp lines rendered in black against a striking red background indicate his confident hand, honed by years of practice. The use of Krink markers, known for their vibrant ink and durability, allows Cope2 to bring the immediacy and authenticity of street tagging to the canvas. Cope2's 'Versatile' Exhibition: A Display of Artistic Range The 'Detroit Tag Series- 6' was a highlight of Cope2's exhibition titled 'Versatile,' which showcased the breadth of his artistic repertoire. In his own words, the show was an opportunity to present the evolution of his style and his progression as an artist. Cope2's ability to navigate between the street and the studio, to exhibit the rawness of graffiti alongside the refinement of mixed media paintings, speaks to his adaptive approach to art-making. His work not only captures the essence of street pop art but also pushes its boundaries, inviting viewers to experience the dynamic nature of graffiti in new contexts. The exhibition was a narrative of growth, a visual documentation of Cope2's transition from street legend to a respected figure in contemporary art. 'Detroit Tag Series- 6' stands as a proud testament to the original spirit of street art while signaling Cope2's ongoing exploration of form, color, and medium. The Enduring Legacy of Cope2 in Street Art Cope2's impact on street pop art and graffiti artwork is indelible. 'Detroit Tag Series- 6' is a canvas and a chronicle of an artist's life-long dedication to his craft. Through this work and others like it, Cope2 demonstrates that graffiti is not a static art form but a living, evolving practice that continues to challenge and redefine artistic expression. As a pivotal figure in the graffiti world, Cope2's contributions extend beyond his artworks. He has inspired generations of artists to pick up the can and the marker, to make their mark on the world, and to express their voices in bold and unapologetic ways. Cope2 remains a vital presence in the art community; his work bridges the past and future of street art. His legacy is one of transformation, a reminder that art is constantly in motion, seeking new surfaces to conquer and stories to tell.

    $1,350.00

  • NY Tripway Map IV Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo NY Tripway Map IV Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    NY Tripway Map IV Blotter Paper Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print Art on Perforated Blotter Paper by Cope2 pop culture LSD artwork. Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper Size: 7.5 x 7.5 Inches Release: April 19, 2021 Limited blotter editions are hand-perforated by Zane Kesey & may vary slightly from the example shown. Fernando Carlo a.k.a COPE2 is an American artist, active in the graffiti scene of New York. Cope2’s involvement in the street art scene of the 80s and 90s progressively made his reputation grow, making him one of the most well-known writers in the US. Controversial, yet iconic, the artist’s story and his involvement in graffiti since the last decades of the 20th century shed light on the history of graffiti itself and its evolution over the years.

    $438.00

  • Bronx Legend Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Bronx Legend Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Bronx Legend Limited Edition Fine Art Blotter Paper Archival Pigment Print Art on Perforated Blotter Paper by Modern Pop Artist Cope2. Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper Size: 7.5 x 7.5 Inches Release: April 19, 2022 Limited blotter editions are hand-perforated by Zane Kesey.

    $406.00

  • NY Tripway Map V Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo NY Tripway Map V Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    NY Tripway Map V Limited Edition Fine Art Blotter Paper Archival Pigment Print Art on Perforated Blotter Paper by Modern Pop Artist Cope2. Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper Size: 7.5 x 7.5 Inches Release: April 19, 2022 Limited blotter editions are hand-perforated by Zane Kesey.

    $406.00

  • NY Tripway Map III Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo NY Tripway Map III Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    NY Tripway Map III Blotter Paper Limited Edition Archival Pigment Print Art on Perforated Blotter Paper by Cope2 pop culture LSD artwork. Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper Size: 7.5 x 7.5 Inches Release: April 19, 2021 Limited blotter editions are hand-perforated by Zane Kesey & may vary slightly from the example shown. During the mid-1990s Cope2 started slowly transitioning from the streets to the art scene of the galleries. At that time, street art was not as popular as it is in our days and the general public’s idea of it was still inextricably connected to ghettos, drug dealing, etc. The artist has never hidden his troubling past and avoids idealizing it, as a way to enhance his career and artistic persona. On the contrary, he mentions the following: “Oh man, there’s nothing to be proud of in hustling, but I had my first child at the age of 16, my son. So I had to make money to support him and his mother.

    $438.00

  • Stacked MTA Subway Map 11 Original Spray Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Stacked MTA Subway Map 11 Original Spray Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Stacked MTA Subway Map 11 Original Spray Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Stacked MTA Subway Map 11 Original Spray Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo One of a Kind Artwork on Real New York Train Map by Street Art Pop Artist. 2011 Signed Spray Paint Painting Original Artwork Size 22.8x28.9 Custom Framed Subway Map from New York City.

    $2,500.00

  • Consistency 5 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Consistency 5 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Consistency- 5 Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic, Mixed Media on Cradled Wood Panel by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. In recent years Cope2 has been commissioned by Time Magazine, Converse, Adidas among others. His work has even crossed into the virtual realm with appearances in video games such as Mark Eckos: Getting up and Rockstar Games: Grand Theft Auto IV. During the mid-1990s Cope2 started slowly transitioning from the streets to the art scene of the galleries. At that time, street art was not as popular as it is in our days and the general public’s idea of it was still inextricably connected to ghettos, drug dealing, etc. The artist has never hidden his troubling past and avoids idealizing it, as a way to enhance his career and artistic persona. On the contrary, he mentions the following: “Oh man, there’s nothing to be proud of in hustling, but I had my first child at the age of 16, my son. So I had to make money to support him and his mother.

    $2,306.00

  • 46th Street Station Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo 46th Street Station Blotter Paper Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    46th Street Station Limited Edition Fine Art Blotter Paper Archival Pigment Print Art on Perforated Blotter Paper by Modern Pop Artist Cope2. Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper Size: 7.5 x 7.5 Inches Release: April 19, 2022 Limited blotter editions are hand-perforated by Zane Kesey.

    $406.00

  • RR Crossing True Legend Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo RR Crossing True Legend Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    RR Crossing- True Legend Original Mixed Media Painting graffiti artist modern pop art on Real Metal Street Sign by Cope2. Paint on Street Sign Size: 30 x 30 Inches Release: March 24, 2021 Run of: 1 During the mid-1990s Cope2 started slowly transitioning from the streets to the art scene of the galleries. At that time, street art was not as popular as it is in our days and the general public’s idea of it was still inextricably connected to ghettos, drug dealing, etc. The artist has never hidden his troubling past and avoids idealizing it, as a way to enhance his career and artistic persona. On the contrary, he mentions the following: “Oh man, there’s nothing to be proud of in hustling, but I had my first child at the age of 16, my son. So I had to make money to support him and his mother.

    $3,135.00

  • East 153rd St Deck Original Spray Paint Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo East 153rd St Deck Original Spray Paint Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo East 153rd St Deck Original Spray Paint Skateboard Deck Art by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    East 153rd St Deck Fine Art Original One of a Kind Spray Paint Painting on Natural Skateboard Deck by Street Artwork Graffiti Artist Cope2. Paint on Natural Skate Deck Size: 5.875 x 23 Inches Release: October 05, 2021 Run of: 1 During the mid-1990s Cope2 started slowly transitioning from the streets to the art scene of the galleries. At that time, street art was not as popular as it is in our days and the general public’s idea of it was still inextricably connected to ghettos, drug dealing, etc. The artist has never hidden his troubling past and avoids idealizing it, as a way to enhance his career and artistic persona. On the contrary, he mentions the following: “Oh man, there’s nothing to be proud of in hustling, but I had my first child at the age of 16, my son. So I had to make money to support him and his mother.

    $946.00

  • Iconic Bubble White 24ct Gold Leaf Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Iconic Bubble White 24ct Gold Leaf Silkscreen Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Iconic Bubble- White 24ct Gold Leaf 8-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on 300gsm Somerset Satin Paper by Cope2 Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. Edition of 25 signed by the artist 8 colour screen print on 300 gsm somerset paper with 24ct Gold Leaf Dimensions: 75 x 55cm year 2019

    $518.00

  • NYC Subway Map VII True Legend Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo NYC Subway Map VII True Legend Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    NYC Subway Map VII True Legend Archival Print by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Limited Edition Print on 290gsm Moab Entrada Fine Art Paper Pop Artist Modern Artwork. 2023 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 35 Artwork Size 14x19 Archival Pigment Fine Art "NYC Subway Map VII True Legend" stands as a vibrant testament to Cope2's, aka Fernando Carlo, influence and stature in the street art community. This limited-edition archival print is a confluence of the gritty energy of New York's underground scene and the refined technique of contemporary fine art. With only 35 signed and numbered pieces available, the artwork exudes exclusivity and significance. Measuring 14x19 inches, the piece is printed on 290gsm Moab Entrada fine art paper, renowned for its ability to present rich, accurate colors and to maintain the integrity of the original work for years to come. Cope2's dynamic piece pulses with the lifeblood of urban culture, a tribute to the artist's deep roots in the Bronx and the indelible mark he has left on the global graffiti landscape. The print is layered with his iconic bubble letters, wildstyle tags, and bold throw-ups that have become his signature. Embedded within the chaos of color and form is the NYC subway map, a nod to the artist's beginnings and the subway's role as the moving canvas of choice for early graffiti writers. It's here that Cope2 declares himself a "True Legend," a status earned through decades of contributing to the evolving language of street art. This piece, while celebratory, is also a dialogue with the viewer, challenging perceptions of what constitutes legitimate art. Cope2 brings the raw authenticity of the streets into a format traditionally associated with the art gallery, thereby erasing the boundaries between high art and street culture. Collectors of "NYC Subway Map VII True Legend" acquire more than just a piece of art; they are preserving a snapshot of a culture in constant motion, a culture that has sprawled from the subways of New York to capture the world's imagination. This print symbolizes the enduring legacy of street art and its unstoppable ascent into the art world's consciousness.

    $187.00

Cope2- Fernando Carlo> Pop Artist Graffiti Street Artworks

From the Bronx to Global Fame: The Rise of Cope2

The name Cope2, or Fernando Carlo, is deeply etched into the annals of street art history. Rising from the boisterous streets of the Bronx, Cope2 has become a symbolic figure within the realms of street pop art and graffiti artwork. His journey from a street tagger to a celebrated artist in global galleries tells a story of the transformative power of art and the indomitable spirit of creativity. Fernando Carlo, known to the world as Cope2, began his artistic journey in the 1970s, tagging his name on the trains and walls of the Bronx. It was a time when graffiti was not seen as an art form but rather as an act of defiance, a means for the youth to claim space and voice in a city that often overlooked them. Cope2's style evolved from simple tags to elaborate pieces known for their vibrant colors and dynamic compositions. His signature 'throw-up' style, characterized by rounded, bubble-like letters, became synonymous with New York graffiti and helped establish him as a leading figure in the street art scene.

Cope2's Signature Style and Contribution to Art

Cope2's contribution to the art world is highlighted by his ability to blend the spontaneous nature of street art with a distinctly personal touch. His works are imbued with an energy that captures the essence of street culture, combining elements of wildstyle graffiti—a complex, interlocking type of lettering—with the immediacy of throw-ups. Throughout the decades, Cope2 has remained authentic to the spirit of graffiti, even as he transitioned into creating legal murals and canvases for gallery exhibitions. His work is a dialogue between the artist and the urban landscape, a narrative that speaks to the vibrancy and resilience of city life. The legitimization of graffiti as an art form owes much to artists like Cope2, who have worked tirelessly to elevate the craft beyond mere vandalism. Through his exhibitions and collaborations, Cope2 has played an integral role in bringing graffiti into the purview of fine art. His pieces have been showcased across continents, from Europe to Asia, allowing diverse audiences to engage with the raw, unfiltered voice of the streets. His willingness to bring the authenticity of the Bronx to a global audience has expanded his reach as an artist and helped redefine graffiti as a legitimate and powerful form of artistic expression.

Cope2's Influence on New Generations and Popular Culture

The influence of Cope2 extends beyond the confines of traditional art spaces. His art has impacted popular culture, bridging the underground and mainstream graffiti worlds. His collaboration with various brands and designers has brought the aesthetics of street pop art to fashion, music, and beyond. Furthermore, Cope2 has inspired new generations of artists, who draw upon his work as a foundation for exploring the dynamic world of street art. As street art continues to evolve, the work of Cope2 stands as a beacon for what the genre can achieve. His career is a blueprint for longevity and evolution within an art form constantly in flux. Cope2 continues to create, innovate, and inspire, ensuring that the narrative of street pop and graffiti artwork remains as vibrant and relevant as ever. His journey reaffirms the transformative potential of art, demonstrating that creativity can flourish in the most unexpected places, turning the city walls into canvases that tell the stories of our time. Cope2 is not just an artist but a pioneer whose work has profoundly impacted how street pop art and graffiti are perceived and valued. His relentless pursuit of expression, coupled with his commitment to the authenticity of his craft, has cemented his legacy as an icon within the street art community and beyond. As the art form continues to garner acclaim and recognition, Cope2's contributions will undoubtedly be recognized as pivotal in the ongoing story of street art's rise to prominence.

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