Government & Politics

13 artworks


  • Che Green Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Che Green Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Che- Green Limited Edition Hand Pulled 3-Color Serigraph Print on 320gsm Coventry Rag Paper by Ernesto Yerena Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2009 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 100 Size 31.25x22.25 Title: “Che” (GREEN) Artist: ERNESTO YERENA Medium: SERIGRAPH Colors: 3 Substrate: COVENTRY RAG 320 GSM Edge: DECKLED Paper Size: 31.25″ x 22.25” Live Art Size: 27” x 18.25”

    $850.00

  • Fidel Red Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Fidel Red Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Fidel- Red Limited Edition Hand Pulled Varnished 3-Color Serigraph Print on Deckled 320gsm Coventry Rag Paper by Ernesto Yerena Graffiti street artist modern pop art. 2009 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 100 Hand Deckled & Varnished Artwork Size 31.25x22.25 "Fidel" (Red) stands as a testament to the profound talent and artistic prowess of Ernesto Yerena, a notable figure in the world of modern pop art, street art, and graffiti art. This piece, which was masterfully crafted in 2009, is a limited edition serigraph print, meaning that every stroke and nuance of color has been manually pressed onto 320gsm Coventry Rag Paper. This choice of substrate is significant as Coventry Rag is revered for its luxurious feel and superior durability, ensuring that the vibrancy of Yerena's creation remains intact over time. The "Fidel" (Green) print is an explosion of three distinct colors, combined in a way that showcases Yerena's unique ability to convey depth and emotion through minimalistic color palettes. This serigraph also boasts of hand-deckled edges, an intricate touch that adds an element of raw authenticity to the piece. The paper's dimensions stretch to an impressive 31.25" x 22.25", while the live art itself graces a space of 27" x 18.25", providing ample room for the artist's vision to unfold. Each piece is individually signed and numbered by Yerena, marking its exclusivity as only 100 of these prints exist. What further elevates the significance of "Fidel" (Green) is the expertise that went behind its production. The print was brought to life by Modern Multiples in 2009, a reputable print studio known for its high-quality work. Guided by the watchful eyes of Richard Duardo, a renowned artist and master printer, the process ensured that Yerena's vision was faithfully translated onto paper. This meticulous oversight and collaboration signify the blend of passion, precision, and artistic vision that modern pop and street art represents. Through "Fidel" (Red), Ernesto Yerena has undoubtedly etched an indelible mark in the annals of contemporary art.

    $731.00

  • Fidel Green Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas Fidel Green Serigraph Print by Ernesto Yerena Montejano- Hecho Con Ganas

    Fidel- Green Limited Edition Hand Pulled Varnished 3-Color Serigraph Print on Deckled 320gsm Coventry Rag Paper by Ernesto Yerena Graffiti street artist modern pop art. 2010 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Hand Deckled & Varnished Artwork Size 31.25x22.25 "Fidel" (Green) stands as a testament to the profound talent and artistic prowess of Ernesto Yerena, a notable figure in the world of modern pop art, street art, and graffiti art. This piece, which was masterfully crafted in 2010, is a limited edition serigraph print, meaning that every stroke and nuance of color has been manually pressed onto 320gsm Coventry Rag Paper. This choice of substrate is significant as Coventry Rag is revered for its luxurious feel and superior durability, ensuring that the vibrancy of Yerena's creation remains intact over time. The "Fidel" (Green) print is an explosion of three distinct colors, combined in a way that showcases Yerena's unique ability to convey depth and emotion through minimalistic color palettes. This serigraph also boasts of hand-deckled edges, an intricate touch that adds an element of raw authenticity to the piece. The paper's dimensions stretch to an impressive 31.25" x 22.25", while the live art itself graces a space of 27" x 18.25", providing ample room for the artist's vision to unfold. Each piece is individually signed and numbered by Yerena, marking its exclusivity as only 50 of these prints exist. What further elevates the significance of "Fidel" (Green) is the expertise that went behind its production. The print was brought to life by Modern Multiples in 2010, a reputable print studio known for its high-quality work. Guided by the watchful eyes of Richard Duardo, a renowned artist and master printer, the process ensured that Yerena's vision was faithfully translated onto paper. This meticulous oversight and collaboration signify the blend of passion, precision, and artistic vision that modern pop and street art represents. Through "Fidel" (Green), Ernesto Yerena has undoubtedly etched an indelible mark in the annals of contemporary art.

    $946.00

  • Stop The Virus Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Cleon Peterson Stop The Virus Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Stop The Virus Limited Edition Hand Pulled 2-Color Screenprint Print on 290gsm Arches Rag Paper with Deckled Edges by Cleon Peterson Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. Hand-pulled 28 x 19" black and red screen print. Printed on 290gsm Arches Rag paper with decked edges. Each print is signed and numbered. Limited edition of 100. Cleon Peterson’s world is full of merciless cruelty, chaotic debauchery, and a never-ending struggle to subvert power and oppression. His simple compositions entail complex connotations and an unsettling critique of society’s ever-growing disenfranchisement, isolation, and desperation. Looking at his work, one can easily understand that the artist is not advocating for violence, which he, instead weaponizes in the battle with apathy.

    $702.00

  • Destroy America- White Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Cleon Peterson Destroy America- White Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Destroy America- White Limited Edition Hand Pulled 2-Color Screenprint Print on 290gsm Arches Rag Paper with Deckled Edges by Cleon Peterson Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. Hand-pulled 18 x 24" screenprint. Printed on 290gsm Arches Rag paper with deckled edges. Each print is signed and numbered. Limited edition of 125. The art of Peterson has a strong anti-establishment character and anger, as a creative force, is present throughout most of his artworks. The subject of anger is the artist and with his work, he is turning against society’s deepest weariness and malaise. What’s alarming for Peterson in our world is not the poverty, injustice, and cruelty by themselves, but the lack of reaction to them.

    $702.00

  • Destroy America- Black Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Cleon Peterson Destroy America- Black Silkscreen Print by Cleon Peterson

    Destroy America- Black Limited Edition Hand Pulled 2-Color Screenprint Print on 290gsm Arches Rag Paper with Deckled Edges by Cleon Peterson Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. Hand-pulled 18 x 24" screenprint. Printed on 290gsm Arches Rag paper with deckled edges. Each print is signed and numbered. Limited edition of 125. The art of Peterson has a strong anti-establishment character and anger, as a creative force, is present throughout most of his artworks. The subject of anger is the artist and with his work, he is turning against society’s deepest weariness and malaise. This LA-based artist is the mastermind behind a series of dystopic artworks paintings, prints, sculptures and murals, exhibited in the US, Europe, and Asia.

    $702.00

  • Useless Idiot- White Serigraph Print by Cleon Peterson

    Cleon Peterson Useless Idiot- White Serigraph Print by Cleon Peterson

    Useless Idiot- White Limited Edition Hand Pulled 2-Color Serigraph Print on 290gsm Coventry Rag Paper with Deckled Edges by Cleon Peterson Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. Size: 18 x 24 Date: 2019 Condition: NEW Artist: Cleon Peterson Hand-pulled black & red screen prints. Printed on 290gsm Coventry Rag paper with deckled edges. Each print is signed and numbered. Limited Edition of 150 The art of Peterson has a strong anti-establishment character and anger, as a creative force, is present throughout most of his artworks. The subject of anger is the artist and with his work, he is turning against society’s deepest weariness and malaise. This LA-based artist is the mastermind behind a series of dystopic artworks paintings, prints, sculptures and murals, exhibited in the US, Europe, and Asia.

    $702.00

  • Te LoJuro- To Be Fearless HPM Archival Print by Indie184- Soraya Marquez

    Indie184- Soraya Marquez Te LoJuro- To Be Fearless HPM Archival Print by Indie184- Soraya Marquez

    Te LoJuro- To Be Fearless Limited Edition Hand-Embellished HPM Spray Paint Archival Pigment Prints on Moab Entrada Rag Bright 290gsm Fine Art Paper by Indie184 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2021 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 15 Artwork Size 13x17 2021 Signed Limited Edition TE LO JURO - TO BE FEARLESS• Autographed archival pigment print • Additional unique paint embellishment on Moab Entrada Rag Bright 290 GSM archival paper • 14 x 17 inches Hand-embellished, signed and numbered by artist Indie184 in a special embellished edition of 15

    $364.00

  • Dead Che SDCC Orange Signed Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik Dead Che SDCC Orange Signed Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik

    Frank Kozik Dead Che SDCC Orange Signed Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik

    Dead Che SDCC Orange Signed Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik Limited Edition Modern Pop Graffiti Street Art Artwork. 2010 Signed on Box & Dated Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Sculpture Size 10x16 2010 San Diego Comic Con SDCC California Orange Variant. The "Dead Che Orange Vinyl Bust Sculpture" by Frank Kozik is a captivating contemporary interpretation of the iconic revolutionary figure, Che Guevara. Crafted in vibrant orange vinyl, the bust showcases Kozik's unique blend of pop culture and political commentary. It features an intricately designed skeletal face, reflecting the title 'Dead Che', with meticulous attention to detail in the sculpting. This piece is a standout work of art that confronts viewers with a stark, bold exploration of history, revolution, and mortality. As with many of Kozik's creations, it serves as a provocative commentary on the ephemerality of life and the enduring impact of iconic figures.

    $689.00

  • Dead Che SDCC Purple Signed Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik

    Frank Kozik Dead Che SDCC Purple Signed Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik

    Dead Che Purple Signed Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik Limited Edition Modern Pop Graffiti Street Art Artwork. 2010 Signed on Box & Dated Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Sculpture Size 10x16 2010 Purple Che Variant. The "Dead Che Purple Vinyl Bust Sculpture" by Frank Kozik is a captivating contemporary interpretation of the iconic revolutionary figure, Che Guevara. Crafted in vibrant purple vinyl, the bust showcases Kozik's unique blend of pop culture and political commentary. It features an intricately designed skeletal face, reflecting the title 'Dead Che', with meticulous attention to detail in the sculpting. This piece is a standout work of art that confronts viewers with a stark, bold exploration of history, revolution, and mortality. As with many of Kozik's creations, it serves as a provocative commentary on the ephemerality of life and the enduring impact of iconic figures.

    $689.00

  • Dead Che SDCC Orange Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik Dead Che SDCC Orange Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik

    Frank Kozik Dead Che SDCC Orange Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik

    Dead Che SDCC Orange Vinyl Bust Sculpture by Frank Kozik Limited Edition Modern Pop Graffiti Street Art Artwork. 2010 Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Sculpture Size 10x16 2010 San Diego Comic Con SDCC California Orange Variant. The "Dead Che Orange Vinyl Bust Sculpture" by Frank Kozik is a captivating contemporary interpretation of the iconic revolutionary figure, Che Guevara. Crafted in vibrant orange vinyl, the bust showcases Kozik's unique blend of pop culture and political commentary. It features an intricately designed skeletal face, reflecting the title 'Dead Che', with meticulous attention to detail in the sculpting. This piece is a standout work of art that confronts viewers with a stark, bold exploration of history, revolution, and mortality. As with many of Kozik's creations, it serves as a provocative commentary on the ephemerality of life and the enduring impact of iconic figures.

    $562.00

  • Many Mao Green HPM Silkscreen Print by Aelhra

    Aelhra Many Mao Green HPM Silkscreen Print by Aelhra

    Many Mao Green HPM Limited Edition Hand Deckled 3-Color Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Aelhra Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2015 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 15 Artwork Size 18x24 #13/15 Hand Deckled Hand Painted Embleshed Multiple Print

    $406.00

  • Many Mao Green Silkscreen Print by Aelhra

    Aelhra Many Mao Green Silkscreen Print by Aelhra

    Many Mao Green Limited Edition 3-Color Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Aelhra Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2015 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 75 Artwork Size 18x24

    $250.00

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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