Government & Politics

5 artworks


  • Presidents Day Chaplin Silkscreen Print by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta

    Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta Presidents Day Chaplin Silkscreen Print by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta

    Presidents Day- Chaplin 6-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Hand-Deckled Fine Art Paper by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. 2018 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 18x22 In recognition of President's Day, Mr. Brainwash is proud to announce the release of a new screenprint honoring America's first president, George Washington. An image depicting four different poses was designed by Mr. Brainwash. A 6 color screenprint on hand-torn archival art paper. Also available will be individual prints of the four images that make up the large print. Each screenprint is on hand-torn archival art paper and is signed and numbered, with a thumbprint on the back. Individual print size: 22 x 18 in

    $4,583.00

  • LIE Edward Snowden Original Mixed Media Watercolor Painting by Aelhra

    Aelhra LIE Edward Snowden Original Mixed Media Watercolor Painting by Aelhra

    LIE Edward Snowden Original Painting Spray Paint Watercolor Mixed Media on Art Paper by Aelhra Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2014 Signed Original Mixed Media Spray Paint Watercolor Artwork Size 15x22

    $489.00

  • Heist Eyes HPM Stencil Spray Paint Silkscreen by Prefab77

    Prefab77 Heist Eyes HPM Stencil Spray Paint Silkscreen by Prefab77

    Heist Eyes HPM Stencil Spray Paint Silkscreen by Prefab77 Hand-Painted Multiple on 300gsm Somerset Fine Art Paper Unique Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2023 Signed & Numbered Edition of 60 HPM Unique Hand Painted Spray Paint Stencil Artwork Size 15x22 Silkscreen of Close Up of Woman's Eyes With Pop Culture Figures. Diving deep into the world of modern pop and street art, one can't help but be captivated by the hand-painted creations of PREFAB77. The artist, known for blending unique graffiti techniques with elements of pop culture, has yet again introduced an exceptional piece titled “Heist Eyes”. This artwork is a brilliant amalgamation of stencil spray paint and silkscreen techniques, seamlessly marrying the two art forms. Set on a high-quality 300gsm Somerset Fine Art Paper, the “Heist Eyes” showcases a close-up of a woman's gaze, fierce and mysterious. The eyes, being the windows to the soul, are central in this artwork, perhaps symbolizing the depth and layers of our modern culture. What's unique about this particular piece is its intricate details. Not only does it present the intense gaze, but it also intricately intertwines elements of pop culture, serving both as a reflection of contemporary society and a warning of the fleeting nature of fame and recognition. This piece is not just any regular print; it's a hand-painted multiple (HPM). This means each piece, though part of a series, has its own unique touch. The utilization of seven distinct colors brings life to the print, and the luxurious layer of UV black ink against a hand-painted background only adds to its allure. With only 60 pieces in existence, each signed, stamped, and numbered, it truly is a testament to PREFAB77's dedication to craftsmanship and exclusivity. In the realm of pop art, street art, and graffiti art, such works emphasize the evolution of traditional art forms. They signify a move from the conventional to the contemporary, bringing in fresh perspectives while keeping rooted in authentic techniques. The “Heist Eyes” is not just a piece of art; it's a narrative of the times we live in, urging viewers to delve deeper, to look beyond the surface, and to interpret the myriad of stories it seeks to tell.

    $480.00

  • Presidents Day Hero Silkscreen Print by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta

    Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta Presidents Day Hero Silkscreen Print by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta

    Presidents Day- Hero 6-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Hand-Deckled Fine Art Paper by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. 2018 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 18x22 In recognition of President's Day, Mr. Brainwash is proud to announce the release of a new screenprint honoring America's first president, George Washington. An image depicting four different poses was designed by Mr. Brainwash. A 6 color screenprint on hand-torn archival art paper. Also available will be individual prints of the four images that make up the large print. Each screenprint is on hand-torn archival art paper and is signed and numbered, with a thumbprint on the back. Individual print size: 22 x 18 in

    $4,583.00

  • Presidents Day Punk Silkscreen Print by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta

    Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta Presidents Day Punk Silkscreen Print by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta

    Presidents Day- Punk 6-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Hand-Deckled Fine Art Paper by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist. 2018 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 18x22 In recognition of President's Day, Mr. Brainwash is proud to announce the release of a new screenprint honoring America's first president, George Washington. An image depicting four different poses was designed by Mr. Brainwash. A 6 color screenprint on hand-torn archival art paper. Also available will be individual prints of the four images that make up the large print. Each screenprint is on hand-torn archival art paper and is signed and numbered, with a thumbprint on the back. Individual print size: 22 x 18 in

    $4,583.00

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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