Government & Politics

9 artworks


  • The Kiss 2 AP Artist Proof Giclee Print by Marwan Shahin

    Marwan Shahin The Kiss 2 AP Artist Proof Giclee Print by Marwan Shahin

    The Kiss 2 Artwork Giclee Limited Edition Print on Photographique Rag Paper by Pop Culture Graffiti Artist Marwan Shahin. Marwan Shahin's most controversial artwork from the "BANNED" series discussing women’s rights in the Middle East. "The Kiss 2” 2018 19 inches x 25 inches Giclée on Photographique Rag Signed, AP Numbered & Branded

    $926.99

  • Noise & Lies Cream Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Shepard Fairey- OBEY Noise & Lies Cream Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Noise & Lies- Cream 2-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Speckletone Art Paper by Shepard Fairey Rare Street Art OBEY Pop Artwork Artist. 2018 Signed & Numbered, Noise & Lies (Cream) Screen Print 18 x 24 inches Edition of 325 January 31, 2018 Gimmie Some Truth, Reject These Damaged Goods The realm of street art has been consistently energized by the compelling work of Shepard Fairey, a renowned artist best known for his iconic OBEY campaign and the Obama "Hope" poster. One of his works that significantly punctuates his unique style and pervasive influence is the "Noise & Lies- Cream 2-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print." The piece, produced on Fine Speckletone Art Paper, stands out as an exclusive demonstration of Fairey's expertise in producing rare street and pop art. Produced on January 31, 2018, this artwork not only exhibits the vibrant culture of street art but also serves as a reflective commentary on socio-political dynamics. This 18 x 24 inches silkscreen print, limited to an edition of 325, is adorned with Shepard Fairey's autograph, a mark of its authenticity and distinct value. Significantly, the phrases "Gimmie Some Truth, Reject These Damaged Goods" incorporated into the art piece amplify its critique of societal falsehoods and consumerist mentality, thereby echoing Fairey's counter-culture narrative. The artwork's cream-toned backdrop paired with Fairey's signature 2-color hand-pulled silkscreen print technique creates an enthralling contrast, enhancing the visual appeal of the art piece. This nuanced blend of color and texture is a testament to Fairey's mastery over his craft and his ability to communicate potent messages through his art. This composition, coupled with Fairey's renowned reputation in the realms of pop, street, and graffiti art, adds to the artwork's desirability and significance. In essence, "Noise & Lies- Cream 2-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print" by Shepard Fairey represents more than just an art piece. It embodies Fairey's distinct style, socio-political commentary, and his unparalleled contribution to the world of street and pop art, making it an invaluable piece in the domain of contemporary art.

    $507.99

  • 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

    $4,490.99

  • 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

    $4,490.99

  • 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

    $4,490.99

  • Absolute Power Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Cleon Peterson Absolute Power Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Absolute Power Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson Hand-Pulled on Deckled 290gsm Coventry Rag Fine Art Paper Limited Edition Artwork. 2018 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 150 Artwork Size 26x34 Silkscreen Print Cleon Peterson's "Absolute Power" silkscreen print is a striking piece within the Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork domain. Hand-pulled on deckled 290gsm Coventry Rag Fine Art Paper, this artwork encapsulates the intensity and confrontation often associated with urban art narratives. Created in 2018, this piece is part of a limited edition series, with only 150 signed and numbered prints, each measuring 26x34 inches. Peterson's stark contrast between red and black imbues the piece with an arresting and disturbing visceral energy. This artwork is a bold statement on the dynamics of power and submission within societal structures. The central figure's inverted pose and the surrounding motifs of struggle and dominance conjure a sense of upheaval. The print's aggressive lines and flattened perspective are reminiscent of Greek vases and Eastern iconography, yet the work is unequivocally modern in its thematic exploration of contemporary power struggles. Peterson's work often reflects on chaos and order, violence, and the cyclical nature of power, which he portrays through scenes of conflict that are as aesthetically stark as they are thematically challenging. "Absolute Power" is not merely an illustration; it is a conversation piece that demands contemplation on the forces that govern human interactions and the often brutal nature of authority. It is a testament to the power of Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork to reflect and critique the underlying tensions of our time. Through its bold depiction and limited availability, Peterson's print becomes a coveted item for collectors and a significant piece for observers, ensuring its message and impact resonate well beyond the confines of traditional gallery spaces.

    $1,354.99

  • Winter breeAnne We the Future Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Shepard Fairey- OBEY Winter breeAnne We the Future Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Winter breeAnne We the Future Hand-Pulled on Cream Speckletone Fine Art Paper Limited Edition Artwork Obey Pop Culture Artist. 2018 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 450 Artwork Size 18x24 Silkscreen Print Winter BreeAnne represents a new generation of leadership and activism, embodied in the "We the Future" campaign, which is artfully captured in a limited edition silkscreen print by a renowned pop culture artist. Launched in 2018, this signed and numbered artwork is more than a visual piece; it’s a statement of empowerment and a beckoning for social participation. The artwork, pulled by hand on Cream Speckletone fine art paper, stands at an impressive 18x24 inches, making its presence as bold and thought-provoking as the message it carries. This limited edition print, with only 450 copies in existence, brings together the aesthetics of street art and the cultural influence of pop art. The artist's decision to use the hand-pulling technique, a time-honored method in screen printing, adds a layer of authenticity and craftsmanship to the work, honoring traditional practices in a modern context. The image of Winter BreeAnne is a vivid iconography, symbolizing the tireless efforts of youth activists who are not just speaking out but are leading the charge toward real change. As an element of pop and street art, this piece carries the undercurrents of rebellion and transformation. The term "Future Voter" emblazoned across BreeAnne's shirt is not merely a designation but a declaration of the coming influence of a generation ready to assert its power through civic engagement. The call to “Power to the Polls” amplifies this, pushing the narrative that every individual has a role in shaping the future. This sentiment is at the heart of pop art’s core ethos – a reflection of contemporary issues and a mirror to society’s values, hopes, and dreams. The artist behind this print is celebrated for their ability to capture the zeitgeist in their work, combining elements of propaganda, portraiture, and political messaging to create art that transcends the canvas and becomes a part of the public discourse. The use of vibrant colors, bold lines, and striking poses echoes the energy of street art murals, which often serve as beacons of community expression and are a testament to the power of public art to inspire and mobilize. The "We the Future" print is more than a decorative item; it's a cultural artifact that captures the essence of a movement, solidifying the voice of youth and the importance of participation in the democratic process. It’s an inspiration to the onlooker, serving as a reminder of the influence of the younger generation and the continuous, pulsating drumbeat of progress they bring to the political landscape.

    $575.99

  • Life is Wavy Giclee Print by Marwan Shahin

    Marwan Shahin Life is Wavy Giclee Print by Marwan Shahin

    Life is Wavy Artwork Giclee Limited Edition Print on Photographique Rag Paper by Pop Culture Graffiti Artist Marwan Shahin. The final piece from Marwan Shahin's "BANNED" series discussing women’s rights in the Middle East. Life is Wavy confronts European countries where they banned Muslim women to wear any veils on beaches. "Life is Wavy” 2018 20 inches x 26 inches Giclée on Photographique Rag Signed, AP Numbered & Branded

    $871.99

  • Little Big Man Black On Red Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Cleon Peterson Little Big Man Black On Red Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Little Big Man- Black On Red Hand-Pulled 2-Color Silkscreen Print on 290gsm Coventry Rag Paper Deckled Edges by Artist Cleon Peterson Limited Pop Art Artwork. 2018 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 150 Artwork Size 18x24 Cleon Peterson (b. 1973) Little Big Man (Black on Red), 2018 Screenprint in colors on Coventry Rag paper 24 x 18 inches (61 x 45.7 cm) (sheet) Ed. 149/150 Signed and numbered in pencil along lower edge Published by the artist "Little Big Man Black On Red" is a silkscreen print by Cleon Peterson, an American artist known for his bold, graphic style and provocative themes. Peterson's work often explores the darker aspects of human nature, such as violence, power struggles, and societal chaos. His art is heavily influenced by his experiences with drug addiction and recovery, which give his work a unique perspective on the human condition. In "Little Big Man Black On Red," Peterson employs his signature high-contrast color palette, featuring black figures puppeteering President Donald Trump set against a bright red/orange background. The silkscreen print depicts a chaotic scene of figures engaged in various acts of violence and domination. This piece is part of a larger body of work by Peterson, which often addresses themes of power dynamics and the cyclical nature of violence. As a silkscreen print, "Little Big Man Black On Red" is produced using a stencil-based printing process. In this method, an artist creates a stencil, or screen, for each color layer in the artwork. Ink is then pushed through the screen onto a surface, such as paper or canvas. This process allows for the creation of multiple identical prints, which are typically produced in limited editions and signed by the artist. The silkscreen technique is often used by artists for its ability to produce bold, vibrant colors and clean, sharp lines, which are evident in Peterson's striking compositions.

    $687.99

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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