Government & Politics

5 artworks


  • Protect the eARTh HPM 2 Hand-Embellished Silkscreen Print by Hijack

    Hijack Protect the eARTh HPM 2 Hand-Embellished Silkscreen Print by Hijack

    Protect the eARTh HPM 2 Hand-Embellished Limited Edition 11-Color Silkscreen & Acrylic Paint on Fine Art Paper by Artist Hijack Graffiti Street Pop Artwork. 2022 Signed 1 of 1 Unique HPM Hand Embellished Limited Edition of 10 One of a Kind Silkscreens Artwork Size 22.5x30 Custom Framed Silkscreen of Man With Broken Umbrella Walking By Graffiti Wall. A striking manifestation of contemporary street art, "Protect the eARTh HPM 2" by Hijack offers viewers a penetrating gaze into environmental consciousness, seamlessly woven into urban settings. The piece, crafted in 2022, showcases not only the artist's commitment to highlighting pressing global issues but also his refined expertise in blending different artistic mediums. At the heart of this artwork is a lone figure, attempting to navigate an urban expanse with a vivid, broken blue umbrella as his shield. The umbrella, fragmented yet distinctly prominent in its hue, symbolizes Earth's endurance amidst the adversities thrust upon it. The deep blue, reminiscent of the planet's boundless oceans and skies, stands in stark juxtaposition against the monochromatic city background. This backdrop, depicting a graffiti-laden wall, offers a raw depiction of urban decay, further accentuated by the figure's shadowy presence. Amid the chaotic jumble of spray paint and scribbles, certain inscriptions like "Protect eARTh" and "I LOVE EARTH" boldly emerge, acting as poignant reminders of the work's central theme. With "Protect the eARTh HPM 2", Hijack embarks on a quest to bridge the seemingly disparate worlds of urban decay and environmental conservation. This 1 of 1 unique hand-embellished edition, limited to just ten silkscreens, spans a canvas measuring 22.5x30 inches, inviting viewers to pause, reflect, and reconsider their relationship with the environment. Every brushstroke and silkscreen imprint echoes Hijack's signature style, culminating in a piece that is as thought-provoking as it is visually arresting.

    $10,000.00

  • Protect the eARTh Silkscreen Print by Hijack

    Hijack Protect the eARTh Silkscreen Print by Hijack

    Protect the eARTh Hand-Pulled 4-Color Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Pop Graffiti Artist Hijack Rare Street Art Limited Edition Artwork. 2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 22.5x30 Silkscreen of Man With Broken Blue Umbrella Walking By Graffiti Wall. Hijack's "Protect the eARTh" serves as a profound reflection on the intersection of urban life and environmental consciousness. Crafted in 2022, this artwork, confined to a limited edition of 50 pieces, demonstrates the artist's knack for capturing the zeitgeist of our contemporary world. Spanning a canvas of 22.5x30 inches, the print communicates a tale both intimate and universal through its evocative imagery. A key component of the composition is the solitary figure, navigating an urban landscape with a broken blue umbrella. This umbrella, damaged yet still fulfilling its role, is emblematic of the Earth's resilience in the face of human-induced challenges. Its vibrant blue color, a symbol of the planet's vast waters and clear skies, contrasts starkly with the gritty, grayscale urban setting. The backdrop, an old graffiti wall, underscores the impermanence of human endeavors. Amidst the myriad of tags and markings, the words "Protect eARTh" and "I LOVE EARTH" stand out, echoing the piece's overarching theme. Through these seemingly random but carefully chosen scribbles, Hijack emphasizes the importance of cherishing and preserving our environment. "Protect the eARTh" is more than a captivating visual; it's an urgent plea. While it draws from the aesthetics and ethos of pop graffiti art, the piece transcends the genre, becoming a universal statement about our collective responsibility towards the planet. In this print, Hijack masterfully converges the immediacy of street art with a timeless message, creating a poignant reminder of the world's fragility and our role within it.

    $4,500.00

  • Campaign Ad 666 Silkscreen by Jeff Rial

    Jeff Rial Campaign Ad 666 Silkscreen by Jeff Rial

    Campaign Ad 666 6-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Jeff Rial Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist.

    $283.00

  • Box Cutter Clownz Silkscreen by Jeff Rial

    Jeff Rial Box Cutter Clownz Silkscreen by Jeff Rial

    Box Cutter Clownz 6-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Jeff Rial Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist.

    $283.00

  • War Pigs Silkscreen by Jeff Rial

    Jeff Rial War Pigs Silkscreen by Jeff Rial

    War Pigs 4-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Jeff Rial Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist.

    $153.00

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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