Government & Politics

8 artworks


  • Joker Brand- Green Pink Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Ben Frost Joker Brand- Green Pink Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Ben Frost

    Ben Frost Joker Brand- Green Pink Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Ben Frost

    Joker Brand- Green Pink Original One of a Kind Mixed Media Acrylic & Spray Paint Painting Artwork on Cradled Wood by Popular Street Graffiti Artist Ben Frost. 2022 ‘Joker Brand’ - Acrylic and spray paint on board - Green/Pink variant 60cm x 60cm (23.5 x 23.5 inches) Signed, titled and dated on the reverse

    $6,242.00

  • C.R.E.A.M. UK Edition Giclee DTG Print Pound Money by Super A C.R.E.A.M. UK Edition Giclee DTG Print Pound Money by Super A

    Super A C.R.E.A.M. UK Edition Giclee DTG Print Pound Money by Super A

    C.R.E.A.M. UK Edition Giclee DTG Print by Super A Artwork Limited Edition Print on UK British 5 Pound Note Money Urban Modern Pop Art. 2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 7x4.5 Custom Framed in Plexiglass Case

    $349.00

  • We Own the Future Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Shepard Fairey- OBEY We Own the Future Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    We Own the Future Hand-Pulled 2-Color Silkscreen Print on Cream Speckletone Art Paper by Pop Graffiti Artist Shepard Fairey- Obey x Antonino D'Ambrosio Rare Street Art Limited Edition Artwork. 2013 Signed by Shepard Fairey/Antonino D'Ambrosio & Numbered Limited Edition of 450 Artwork Size 18x24 Shepard Fairey X Antonino D'Ambrosio We Own the Future The Makers of Fire Transform Our World With Creative Response, 2013 Screenprint in colors on speckled cream paper 24 x 18 inches (61 x 45.7 cm) (sheet) Ed. 450 Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil along the lower edge. Published by Obey Giant, Los Angeles The "We Own the Future" silkscreen print by Shepard Fairey is part of his OBEY Giant series, which has become a hallmark of his street artist and graphic designer work. Known for his bold, iconic imagery and thought-provoking messages, Fairey has created numerous artworks that inspire conversation and challenge societal norms. "We Own the Future" is no exception. The print features a striking design with a central figure surrounded by bold typography and a collage of patterns and shapes. The artwork evokes a sense of empowerment and optimism, encouraging the viewer to consider their role in shaping the future. As with many of Fairey's works, the piece incorporates his signature use of color, particularly red, to create a strong visual impact. Although Shepard Fairey is often associated with his iconic "Hope" poster featuring Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign, "We Own the Future" does not have any direct connection to Obama. Instead, this artwork is part of Fairey's broader body of work, which encompasses a range of themes and messages that often revolve around social issues, activism, and the power of the individual.

    $1,025.00

  • It's Mourning In America Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Shepard Fairey- OBEY It's Mourning In America Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    It's Mourning In America 2-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Shepard Fairey Rare Street Art OBEY Pop Artwork Artist. 18 x 24 Screen Print Signed and Numbered Edition of 450, A portion of the proceeds go to a campaign finance reform organization. Printed on off-white paper

    $421.00

  • Legislative Influence For Sale Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Shepard Fairey- OBEY Legislative Influence For Sale Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Legislative Influence For Sale 2-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Shepard Fairey Rare Street Art OBEY Pop Artwork Artist. 2011 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 450 Artwork Size 18x24 Silkscreen Democrat Propaganda Print of United States President Ronald Regan Holding Sign That Reads "Legislative Influence For Sale" like one side is innocent. "Legislative Influence For Sale" is a potent visual commentary by the renowned street artist Shepard Fairey, who rose to global recognition under the moniker OBEY. This artwork, created in 2011, is a limited edition, hand-pulled silkscreen print on fine art paper, and its rarity is underscored by its exclusivity: only 450 signed and numbered copies exist. Measuring 18x24 inches, this piece is not just art; it's a socio-political statement that challenges viewers to confront the intricacies of power, politics, and influence. Fairey's choice of imagery is both bold and thought-provoking. He presents a depiction of the 40th United States President, Ronald Reagan, holding a sign that proclaims, "Legislative Influence For Sale." The audacious portrayal hints at the complex interplay of political agendas, financial influences, and lobbying, suggesting that even the highest office might not be immune to corruption or undue influence. Furthermore, the artist's clever juxtaposition of implying that one side might be innocent plays with the ambiguity of political righteousness, forcing a reflection upon the nuances of political morality. In the realms of pop art, street art, and graffiti, artists often hold a mirror to society, urging introspection, critique, and, at times, activism. Shepard Fairey's piece stands tall within this tradition. His deliberate use of the silkscreen medium, historically associated with both fine art (think Andy Warhol) and protest (recalling posters and flyers), emphasizes the blend of aesthetic beauty and powerful messaging. Through "Legislative Influence For Sale," Fairey not only cements his place in the pantheon of street art legends but also reignites essential conversations about democracy, integrity, and the potential pitfalls of unchecked power.

    $480.00

  • 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

  • We Own the Future Aluminum Metal Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Shepard Fairey- OBEY We Own the Future Aluminum Metal Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    We Own the Future Metal Edition Hand-Pulled 2-Color Silkscreen Print on Aluminum Metal by Pop Graffiti Artist Shepard Fairey- Obey x Antonino D'Ambrosio Rare Street Art Limited Edition Artwork. 2015 Signed by Shepard Fairey & Numbered Limited Edition of 3 Artwork Size 18x24 Extremely low edition of only 3! WE OWN THE FUTURE METAL Fine Art Edition: Silkscreen on Metal Silkscreen on Metal (Aluminum) Printed Matters-Detroit 18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61 cm) 2015. We Own the Future The Makers of Fire Transform Our World With Creative Response "We Own the Future" is a metal silkscreen print created by Shepard Fairey in 2015 as part of his OBEY art campaign. The print features a stylized image of a woman's face, with the words "WE OWN THE FUTURE" in bold letters across the top. The woman in the image is wearing a hat and holding a flame with angel wings. Fairey's use of lettering and metal is a nod to the future punk aesthetic that has influenced much of his work. The message of the print is a call to action for people to take ownership of their future and to strive for positive change in the world. It speaks to Fairey's belief in the power of grassroots activism and the ability of individuals to effect change through their actions. "We Own the Future" was produced in a limited edition of 3 prints, with each print signed and numbered by the artist. The print measures 18 x 24 inches and is printed on aluminum, giving it a sleek and modern look. As with much of Fairey's work, "We Own the Future" has become a popular symbol of resistance and activism, appearing on protest signs and in street art around the world. 0

    $6,509.00

  • Legislative Influence For Sale AP Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY Legislative Influence For Sale AP Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Shepard Fairey- OBEY Legislative Influence For Sale AP Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY

    Legislative Influence For Sale AP Artist Proof 2-Color Hand-Pulled Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Shepard Fairey Rare Street Art OBEY Pop Artwork Artist. AP Artist Proof 2011 Signed & Marked AP Artwork Size 18x24 Silkscreen Democrat Propaganda Print of United States President Ronald Regan Holding Sign That Reads "Legislative Influence For Sale" like one side is innocent. "Legislative Influence For Sale AP Artist Proof" stands as a testament to the profound intersection of politics, pop art, and street aesthetics, epitomizing the essence of the genre through the lens of Shepard Fairey, a defining figure in the contemporary street art scene. Created in 2011, this 2-color, hand-pulled limited edition silkscreen print on fine art paper captures not just the vibrancy and rawness of Fairey's visual language, but also a poignant commentary on the nature of political power and influence in the United States. Marked by its emblematic use of stark contrasts, the print features a depiction of the 40th United States President, Ronald Reagan, clutching a sign with the audacious declaration "Legislative Influence For Sale". Such a visual rhetoric draws attention to the controversial claims about money's role in shaping political outcomes, highlighting the nuances of the relationship between governance and monetary interests. At the same time, by juxtaposing Reagan – who often stands as a symbol of conservative ideals – with a sign suggesting political malfeasance, Fairey challenges the viewer to question and confront their preconceived notions about innocence and guilt in the political arena. In context, Shepard Fairey's artwork – often released under the OBEY moniker – has continually been at the vanguard of pushing the boundaries of street art, evolving it from mere visual spectacle to a medium that communicates pressing societal messages. This piece is no exception. Merging the populist overtones of street art with the iconographic representation reminiscent of pop art, Fairey's "Legislative Influence For Sale AP Artist Proof" is more than just an artwork. It's an embodiment of a time, a statement, and a call to awareness in a world where art and activism seamlessly intersect.

    $1,213.00

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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