Government & Politics

17 artworks


  • Nuestros Exitos Silkscreen Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Nuestros Exitos Silkscreen Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Nuestros Exitos Limited Edition 6-Color Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Ernesto Yerena Montejano x Arlene Mejorado Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2015 Signed Edition of 150 “Nuestros Éxitos” translation “Our success are the efforts of our parents” collaboration between Ernesto Yerena & Arlene Mejorado 18”x24” 6 color Screenprint

    $489.00

  • Moon Over Biloxi- White Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Shepard Fairey- OBEY Moon Over Biloxi- White Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Moon Over Biloxi- White 1-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Shepard Fairey Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. White Variant Signed & Numbered Moon Over Biloxi Screen Print 18 x 24 inches Edition of 200 July 27, 2010. "The title of this print “Moon Over Biloxi” is a tribute to the Dead Kennedy’s song “Moon Over Marin”. In 1984 I picked up maybe my 4th punk record which was the 2nd Dead Kennedy’s album “Plastic Surgery Disasters”. The album is a great listen all the way through and includes some blistering tunes like “Riot” and “Bleed For Me” laced with social commentary. The surprise song though is “Moon Over Marin”… detractors have called it the Dead Kennedy’s “U2” song, but I disagree. “Moon Over Marin” is more melodic than most DK, but juxtaposed with the darkness of the lyrics, the song evokes a powerful sense of existential melancholy. I think the concept that struck me, and stuck with me, is that our disrespect of each other and the planet may doom us, but things will continue without us. I think it is healthy to recognize impermanence, but also to appreciate the value of the ephemeral. Moonlight, real or electric, will probably be around, but what it will be casting light on is the real question. There will always be a moon over Biloxi." -Shepard

    $613.00

  • The School of Athens Giclee Print by Adam Lister

    Adam Lister The School of Athens Giclee Print by Adam Lister

    Statue of David Giclee Print by Adam Lister Artwork Limited Edition Print on 300gsm Hot Press Matte Paper Graffiti Pop Street Artist. 2023 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 24x18 The School of Athens Giclee Print by Adam Lister is an intriguing piece within the realm of pop art, encapsulating elements of street art and graffiti art. Adam Lister, a renowned contemporary artist, takes inspiration from the iconic Renaissance painting "The School of Athens" by Raphael, infusing it with his distinctive pixelated style. This reinterpretation breathes new life into the classic artwork, creating a fascinating fusion of historical and modern artistic techniques. Lister's giclee print captures the essence of pop art through its vibrant color palette and bold, simplified forms. By utilizing pixelation, he evokes a sense of nostalgia reminiscent of early video games and digital graphics, effectively bridging the gap between traditional and contemporary art. The pixelated technique adds a layer of intrigue to the composition, prompting viewers to examine the artwork more closely and appreciate the intricate details hidden within each block of color. Incorporating elements of street art and graffiti, Lister infuses the print with a sense of urban energy and spontaneity. The composition exudes a dynamic atmosphere, as if the figures within the painting have come to life on the city streets. This infusion of street art aesthetics within a classical setting creates a visually captivating juxtaposition, challenging traditional notions of art and inviting viewers to explore the intersection between historical and modern art forms. "The School of Athens" giclee print by Adam Lister serves as a testament to the ever-evolving nature of art. It exemplifies the versatility and adaptability of pop art, street art, and graffiti art, while paying homage to the rich artistic heritage of the past. Lister's unique pixelated style, combined with his thoughtful reinterpretation of a renowned masterpiece, offers viewers a fresh perspective on the intersection of traditional and contemporary art, making it a truly captivating piece within the realm of modern artistic expression.

    $890.00

  • Credit Limit Until Debt Do Us Part Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Denial- Daniel Bombardier Credit Limit Until Debt Do Us Part Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Credit Limit- Until Debt Do Us Part Limited Edition Archival Pigment Fine Art Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper by Legend Street Art and Modern Pop Culture Artist Denial. Credit Limit- Until Debt Do Us Part Credit Card Themed Money Art. Numbered, Signed, Stamped on Reverse, Edition of 25, 24x18, Archival Pigment Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper. Essentially, Denial is satirizing the reality, which both he and us are experiencing, through some of the Western culture’s most emblematic symbols. Denial is utilizing cultural products with the intention to make a statement against the system, which gave birth to them. As a result, he re-contextualizes them and transforms them from commercial products to his cultural legacy.

    $422.00

  • Moon Over Biloxi Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Shepard Fairey- OBEY Moon Over Biloxi Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Moon Over Biloxi 1-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Shepard Fairey Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. Signed & Numbered Moon Over Biloxi Screen Print 18 x 24 inches Edition of 400 July 27, 2010. "The title of this print “Moon Over Biloxi” is a tribute to the Dead Kennedy’s song “Moon Over Marin”. In 1984 I picked up maybe my 4th punk record which was the 2nd Dead Kennedy’s album “Plastic Surgery Disasters”. The album is a great listen all the way through and includes some blistering tunes like “Riot” and “Bleed For Me” laced with social commentary. The surprise song though is “Moon Over Marin”… detractors have called it the Dead Kennedy’s “U2” song, but I disagree. “Moon Over Marin” is more melodic than most DK, but juxtaposed with the darkness of the lyrics, the song evokes a powerful sense of existential melancholy. I think the concept that struck me, and stuck with me, is that our disrespect of each other and the planet may doom us, but things will continue without us. I think it is healthy to recognize impermanence, but also to appreciate the value of the ephemeral. Moonlight, real or electric, will probably be around, but what it will be casting light on is the real question. There will always be a moon over Biloxi." -Shepard

    $421.00

  • Money and Power- Yellow Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Cleon Peterson Money and Power- Yellow Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Money and Power- Yellow Hand-Pulled 1-Color Silkscreen Print on Hand Deckled 290gsm Arches Rag Paper by Artist Cleon Peterson Limited Edition Art Artwork. 2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 75 Artwork Size 18x18 "Money and Power have become primary drivers in the modern world, pushing us toward a corrupt society. The days when our leaders looked out for the people's interests have become a thing of the past—replaced by the strong man who squashes the voices of dissent to set things straight. Money elects leaders; in return, they owe a debt to the people that put them in Power—enacting our new public policy of greed and gangster capitalism. We slowly accept corruption, Law slowly fades away, and people begin to feel like democracy and a fair and equitable society were always just an illusion, a dream from the past that never really even existed." -Cleon Peterson

    $702.00

  • Emperors of the North Watch the Clock Silkscreen Print by Tim Doyle

    Tim Doyle Emperors of the North Watch the Clock Silkscreen Print by Tim Doyle

    Emperors of the North Watch the Clock 7-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Classic Crest White Paper by Tim Doyle Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. Emperors of the North Watch the Clock by Tim Doyle Limited Edition of 150 each (signed & numbered) 7-color screenprint on classic Crest White 36" x 18" Printed by Nakatomi Inc. "The idea of rising sea levels, and the animals of the sea (mythic or otherwise) coming into areas they aren't normally seen is fascinating to me" -Tim Doyle

    $253.00

  • Credit Limit Chasing The Blues Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Denial- Daniel Bombardier Credit Limit Chasing The Blues Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Credit Limit- Chasing The Blues Limited Edition Archival Pigment Fine Art Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper by Legend Street Art and Modern Pop Culture Artist Denial. Credit Limit- Chasing The Blues Credit Card Themed Money Art. Numbered, Signed, Stamped on Reverse, Edition of 25, 24x18, Archival Pigment Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper. Denial is a Canadian artist who experiments with aerosol and stencil art, while his main fields of interest are consumerism, politics and the human condition in today’s society. Since the culture of graffiti was gaining more and more popularity in the US and Europe, the taggers had to be increasingly original in order to stand out. The signatures became bigger, more stylized and more colorful.

    $422.00

  • Money and Power- White Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Cleon Peterson Money and Power- White Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Money and Power- White Hand-Pulled 1-Color Silkscreen Print on Hand Deckled 290gsm Arches Rag Paper by Artist Cleon Peterson Limited Edition Art Artwork. 2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 75 Artwork Size 18x18 "Money and Power have become primary drivers in the modern world, pushing us toward a corrupt society. The days when our leaders looked out for the people's interests have become a thing of the past—replaced by the strong man who squashes the voices of dissent to set things straight. Money elects leaders; in return, they owe a debt to the people that put them in Power—enacting our new public policy of greed and gangster capitalism. We slowly accept corruption, Law slowly fades away, and people begin to feel like democracy and a fair and equitable society were always just an illusion, a dream from the past that never really even existed." -Cleon Peterson

    $702.00

  • Credit Limit Less is More Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Denial- Daniel Bombardier Credit Limit Less is More Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Credit Limit- Less is More Limited Edition Archival Pigment Fine Art Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper by Legend Street Art and Modern Pop Culture Artist Denial. Credit Limit- Less is More Credit Card Themed Money Art. Numbered, Signed, Stamped on Reverse, Edition of 25, 24x18, Archival Pigment Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper. In the world of Denial, memory is important, because it is the basis of his work, as it nostalgically encourages the audience to engage with it. As a result, his art is as familiar, as it is disturbing because it reveals the most unsettling parts of society, the ones we are in a “denial” of. No matter its controversial history, graffiti is less and less viewed as a form of vandalism.

    $422.00

  • Credit Limit Chase Your Tail Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Denial- Daniel Bombardier Credit Limit Chase Your Tail Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Credit Limit- Chase Your Tail Limited Edition Archival Pigment Fine Art Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper by Legend Street Art and Modern Pop Culture Artist Denial. Credit Limit- Chase Your Tail Credit Card Themed Money Art. Numbered, Signed, Stamped on Reverse, Edition of 25, 24x18, Archival Pigment Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper. Denial has evolved as one the most prominent figures of contemporary pop artists, who nonetheless, continue to stay relevant and is interested in generating thought-provoking commentary. He has a long history of exploring the boundaries of appropriation, which he uses as a means of subverting the value of cultural products, imprinted in the collective memory of the Western civilization. His work, in other words, is inviting the viewer to re-imagine our dystopian society as a way of confronting it, with humor and irony as the biggest tools of the artist.

    $422.00

  • Credit Limit Bank of Ugh-Merica Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Denial- Daniel Bombardier Credit Limit Bank of Ugh-Merica Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Credit Limit- Bank of Ugh-Merica Limited Edition Archival Pigment Fine Art Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper by Legend Street Art and Modern Pop Culture Artist Denial. Credit Limit- Bank of Ugh-Merica Credit Card Themed Money Art. Numbered, Signed, Stamped on Reverse, Edition of 25, 24x18, Archival Pigment Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper. Denial is a Canadian artist who experiments with aerosol and stencil art, while his main fields of interest are consumerism, politics and the human condition in today’s society. Since the culture of graffiti was gaining more and more popularity in the US and Europe, the taggers had to be increasingly original in order to stand out. The signatures became bigger, more stylized and more colorful.

    $422.00

  • Money and Power- Black Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Cleon Peterson Money and Power- Black Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Money and Power- Black Hand-Pulled 1-Color Silkscreen Print on Hand Deckled 290gsm Arches Rag Paper by Artist Cleon Peterson Limited Edition Art Artwork. 2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 75 Artwork Size 18x18 "Money and Power have become primary drivers in the modern world, pushing us toward a corrupt society. The days when our leaders looked out for the people's interests have become a thing of the past—replaced by the strong man who squashes the voices of dissent to set things straight. Money elects leaders; in return, they owe a debt to the people that put them in Power—enacting our new public policy of greed and gangster capitalism. We slowly accept corruption, Law slowly fades away, and people begin to feel like democracy and a fair and equitable society were always just an illusion, a dream from the past that never really even existed." -Cleon Peterson

    $702.00

  • This Is America PP Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Denial- Daniel Bombardier This Is America PP Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    This Is America PP Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier Limited Edition Print on 290gsm Moab Entrada Fine Art Paper Pop Artist Modern Artwork. PP Printers Proof 2020 Signed & Marked PP Limited Edition Artwork Size 18x18 Archival Pigment Fine Art The Provocative Narrative of Denial's "This Is America" "This Is America" by Denial, the pseudonym of artist Daniel Bombardier, is a profound example of street pop art's capacity to engage with contemporary social issues. Released as a Printer's Proof (PP) in 2020, this limited edition print on 290gsm Moab Entrada fine art paper utilizes archival pigment to ensure lasting quality. Measuring 18x18 inches, each piece in this series is signed and marked by the artist, signifying its authenticity and exclusivity as part of a limited edition run. The artwork's stark, graphic quality and poignant textual message combine to form a piece that is both a visual statement and a commentary on the nation's state. Denial's work is known for its bold aesthetic that employs pop art and graffiti elements to convey messages about consumerism, politics, and social justice. "This Is America" is no exception, with its graphic depiction that plays on themes of identity, representation, and the American experience. The artwork's title, a question loaded with social and political undertones, invites viewers to ponder the reality of America's promise versus its actuality, especially concerning racial and social dynamics. Denial's Artistic Influence and Technique In the pop art tradition, Denial utilizes bright, arresting colors and stark contrasts to draw the viewer's eye and provoke a reaction. His technique is reminiscent of screen printing pioneers but with a modern twist that often incorporates elements of street art, such as stenciling and spray paint. The use of 290gsm Moab Entrada fine art paper in "This Is America" speaks to Denial's commitment to quality; the paper's substantial weight and smooth texture make it an ideal substrate for the archival pigment, ensuring that the colors and details of the print remain vibrant over time. The Printer's Proof designation of the print is significant within the art collecting community. Traditionally, Printer's Proofs are considered rare and valuable due to their limited number and the artist's direct involvement in the printing process. Denial's decision to sign and mark each print as PP sets it apart from standard editions, creating a deeper connection between the artist and the work and adding to the print's collectability. Street Pop Art and Its Role in Cultural Discourse Street pop art, as a hybrid of pop art's focus on mass culture and street art's raw, public-facing expression, has become an influential force in cultural discourse. Artists like Denial leverage the visibility and accessibility of street art to bring critical social issues to the forefront of public consciousness. "This Is America" serves as a visual catalyst for discussions about race, equality, and the American dream, effectively using the visual language of pop art to engage a broad audience in these conversations. The piece's direct and aggressive style is characteristic of street pop art's ability to challenge perceptions and inspire dialogue. Denial's work, particularly in this print, harnesses the power of graphic representation to address complex societal issues, making it a poignant example of how art can reflect and influence the times. In sum, "This Is America" by Denial is more than just a piece of modern artwork; it is a statement, a question, and a reflection of the times. Its place in the continuum of street pop art and graffiti artwork is solidified by its provocative imagery and the discussions it sparks. As a PP archival print, it stands as a testament to the enduring power of visual art to comment on and engage with the pressing issues of the day.

    $650.00

  • Credit Limit Black in the Red Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Denial- Daniel Bombardier Credit Limit Black in the Red Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Credit Limit- Black in the Red Limited Edition Archival Pigment Fine Art Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper by Legend Street Art and Modern Pop Culture Artist Denial. Credit Limit- Black in the Red Credit Card Themed Money Art. Numbered, Signed, Stamped on Reverse, Edition of 25, 24x18, Archival Pigment Print on 290gsm MOAB Fine Art Paper. Denial’s art is strongly political and social since the artist takes specific positions against issues, such as capitalism, consumer culture, and advertisements. More importantly, the artist is aware of his choices and motivations: “I like to think of myself as activist pop art. How I relate with cartoons and graphics is a lot easier than I do with photo-realistic stuff" Another aspect of Denial's work is humor. His work is satirical, which, by definition, means that it uses humor as a confronting mechanism.

    $422.00

  • Sorry Is Not Enough PP Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Denial- Daniel Bombardier Sorry Is Not Enough PP Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Sorry Is Not Enough PP Archival Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier Limited Edition Print on 290gsm Moab Entrada Fine Art Paper Pop Artist Modern Artwork. PP Printers Proof 2020 Signed & Marked PP Limited Edition Artwork Size 18x18 Archival Pigment Fine Art Denial's "Sorry Is Not Enough": A Striking Statement in Street Pop Art "Sorry Is Not Enough," a potent piece by the artist Denial, whose real name is Daniel Bombardier, encapsulates a powerful socio-political message within the framework of street pop art and graffiti artwork. This limited edition archival print is set on a 290gsm Moab Entrada fine art paper—a medium chosen for its durability and ability to hold vibrant pigments. As a Printer's Proof (PP) from 2020, it has a special place in the artist's portfolio, denoting a limited run personally overseen and marked by Denial himself. The piece's dimensions, an impactful 18x18 inches, provide a square canvas that compels the observer to confront the message head-on. The artwork is notable not only for its technical specifications but for its thematic boldness. It features a stylized depiction typical of Denial's work, with solid and contrasting colors and an iconic and enigmatic central figure. The text "Sorry Is Not Enough" boldly underscores the visual, serving as both a caption and a statement that amplifies the emotional resonance of the image. In street pop art, such directness is not uncommon; it's a genre that often seeks to communicate messages succinctly and powerfully, cutting through the noise to reach its audience. The Role of Printer's Proofs in Contemporary Street Art Printer's Proofs are traditionally part of an edition outside the regular numbered series, typically reserved for the artist's personal use. Their rarity and the artist's direct involvement in their creation often make them more valuable and sought after by collectors. Denial's "Sorry Is Not Enough" PP joins this tradition, allowing collectors to own a piece that comes directly from the artist's hand. The PP mark and Denial's signature confirm its authenticity and the print's status as a genuine piece of his oeuvre. In "Sorry Is Not Enough," Denial employs archival pigment in creating the fine art print, ensuring the longevity of the piece and the stability of its vibrant colors over time. Archival pigments are resistant to the fading and deterioration that often plague art materials, making them a favored choice for works meant to stand the test of time. This attention to longevity is a testament to the merging of street art's immediacy and the enduring nature of fine art. Street Pop Art as a Conduit for Social Commentary Denial's work, particularly this print, exemplifies street pop art's unique ability to serve as a conduit for social commentary. By leveraging the visual language of pop art—bold graphics, explicit imagery, and stark text—artists can communicate complex messages quickly and effectively. This piece, with its evocative facial expression and the simplicity of its accompanying text, invites reflection on the current societal discourse, encouraging the viewer to ponder the depth and sincerity behind apologies and the actions that necessitate them. "Sorry Is Not Enough" is a visual dialogue on accountability and the need for substantial action beyond mere words. This message is particularly resonant in an era where public figures and institutions are often called upon to address their wrongdoings. Denial's print captures this zeitgeist, challenging the viewer to consider what meaningful reparation might look like. In conclusion, "Sorry Is Not Enough" by Denial is a compelling example of how street pop art and graffiti artwork can encapsulate and communicate powerful sentiments. This piece not only reflects Denial's skill as an artist but also embodies the potential of street pop art to engage with and influence public discourse. Through his work, Denial continues to contribute to the rich tapestry of contemporary art, using his platform to provoke thought and inspire change.

    $650.00

  • New World Revolution Wood Panel Archival Print by Mear One

    Mear One New World Revolution Wood Panel Archival Print by Mear One

    New World Revolution Print on Wood Panel Framed Ready to Hang by Mear One Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 13.5 x 18 in. (34.29 x 45.72 cm) Exclusive fine art wood print on 1/2" sustainable Birch, bright white finish hand signed and numbered by Mear One. Limited Edition of 20 prints "With Mother's Day". "Her golden halo bathes us in a warmth of spiritual wisdom, positivity, and choice, fist raised in the sky, not in anger, but universal solidarity and strength, perhaps serving as a reminder to us all that a revolutionary time is upon us, drawing focus upon the courageous role that women and children play in this politically charged era." - Mear One

    $406.00

Government & Politics Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork

Artistic Commentary on Government and Politics in Street Pop Art

Street pop art and graffiti artwork have long served as a visual language for political discourse and social commentary. The inherently public and accessible nature of these art forms makes them powerful tools for artists to express their views on government and politics. Whether splashed across city walls or displayed in galleries, these works often reflect the artists' perspectives on the political climate, societal issues, and power dynamics. The relationship between government and politics and street pop art is symbiotic. On one hand, the art form often thrives under the radar of official scrutiny, its rebellious streak a response to perceived overreach or authoritarian tendencies. On the other hand, it can serve as a sanctioned medium for political messaging, especially in more liberal societies that embrace public art as a form of civic engagement. Artists utilize this platform to spark debate, challenge authority, and inspire political action, sometimes at significant personal risk.

The Impact of Street Art on Political Expression

Street art's ability to reach a broad audience outside of traditional art venues makes it an incredibly effective means of political expression. Murals and installations often become local landmarks, drawing attention to the issues they portray and making political discourse a part of everyday life. The visual strategies employed by street artists—such as parody, satire, and symbolism—can distill complex political messages into impactful imagery that resonates with the viewer on an intuitive level. The political influence of street pop art and graffiti can be seen in its use by movements seeking to democratize public space and challenge dominant narratives. The art form's agility in adapting to the changing political landscape allows it to address immediate concerns and react to current events faster than traditional forms of political commentary. Its impact is magnified by the advent of social media, where images of political street art can go viral, reaching international audiences and becoming symbols of resistance and solidarity.

Street Pop Art as a Chronicle of Political Change

Over the decades, street pop art has chronicled the ebb and flow of political change from the protest movements of the 1960s to the present day. It often provides historical snapshots of the public sentiment during times of political upheaval. In societies undergoing rapid transformation or conflict, street art can document the aspirations and frustrations of the populace, often serving as a barometer for social tension. This art form also raises questions about the ownership and use of public space. By taking art out of the private realm and into the communal, street artists challenge the idea that government and authorities have ultimate control over visual and cultural expressions in public areas. This act of reclaiming space is a political statement, affirming the right to free expression and participation in the civic dialogue.
In summary, street pop art and graffiti artwork occupy a unique position at the intersection of art, politics, and public discourse. By engaging directly with the community and utilizing public spaces as canvases, these art forms democratize access to political expression and empower individuals and movements to communicate their messages powerfully and poignantly. As governments and politics evolve, so will the art that reflects and often challenges them, maintaining its role as a vital voice in the ongoing conversation about power, policy, and the people.
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