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  • Sale -25% MTA Subway Sign Elevator to Mezzanine Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo MTA Subway Sign Elevator to Mezzanine Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    MTA Subway Sign- Elevator to Mezzanine Art Mixed Media on MTA Signage Painting Artwork by street pop culture artist Cope2. Original authentic MTA subway sign this is an authentic 14x51inches metal subway sign spray-painted by cope2 . Born in 1968 as Fernando Carlo, Jr. in New York City. Cope 2’s paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums throughout the United States and internationally. He is a self-taught artist who is a celebrated legend contributing over 30 years to the graffiti street-art culture. One of New York City’s most prolific graffiti artists, he began tagging his name in the South Bronx in 1978. He developed his style in the subways and streets of the Bronx creating graffiti productions throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s achieving international recognition for his distinctive style. Fernando Carlo a.k.a COPE2 is an American artist, active in the graffiti scene of New York. Cope2’s involvement in the street art scene of the 80s and 90s progressively made his reputation grow, making him one of the most well-known writers in the US. Controversial, yet iconic, the artist’s story and his involvement in graffiti since the last decades of the 20th century shed light on the history of graffiti itself and its evolution over the years.


  • Going to NY Silkscreen Print by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta

    Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta Going to NY Silkscreen Print by Mr Brainwash- Thierry Guetta

    I am going to NY Silkscreen Print by Mr. Brainwash- Thierry Guetta Hand-Pulled 16-Color on Deckled Fine Art Paper Framed Limited Edition Artwork. 2014 Signed & Numbered Custom Framed Limited Edition of 100 Artwork Size 46x25 Silkscreen Print of NYC Yellow Cab with Blurred Urban New York City Background. Custom Antique Brown Bronze Colored Frame Measuring 51x30. Thierry Guetta's Homage to the Energy of New York City Thierry Guetta, known as Mr. Brainwash, has been a defining figure in the melding of street art with pop art sensibilities, creating works that capture the essence of contemporary urban life. His limited edition silkscreen print "Going to NY" from 2014 is a vivid example of this synthesis. It captures the iconic image of a New York City yellow cab, a symbol deeply ingrained in the city's cultural identity. It is decorated with the visually arresting techniques of Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork. Guetta's technique in "Going to NY" showcases his adeptness with the silkscreen process, utilizing a remarkable 16-color palette on fine art paper. The image of the cab is framed by the blurred lines of the city's frenetic movement, conveying a sense of speed and vitality that is the lifeblood of urban New York. The cab is not just a vehicle but a canvas, covered with vibrant graffiti that tells many untold stories about the city that never sleeps. Limited Edition's Collectability and Symbolism  In this piece, Guetta depicts a ubiquitous element of New York's transportation and encapsulates the city's spirit. The graffiti adoring the cab speaks to the art form's integral role in New York's cultural tapestry. This artwork is more than a static image; it is a snapshot of movement, a representation of the city's constant flux and its unending capacity for reinvention and expression. "Going to NY" is a piece that stands out in its rarity and craftsmanship. This work is a collector's item, part of a limited edition of 100, each signed and numbered by Guetta himself. The custom antique brown bronze-colored frame, measuring 51x30 inches, contrasts the artwork's street art aesthetic, signifying its transition from the streets to the collector's private gallery. The Legacy of Mr. Brainwash's Urban Visions Guetta's work, particularly "Going to NY," has contributed significantly to the growing recognition and appreciation of Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork within the fine art world. By introducing the visual language of the streets into the galleries, Guetta challenges traditional notions of what constitutes fine art. His work is a dialogue between the highbrow and the every day, celebrating the potential for beauty and meaning in the most unexpected places. "Going to NY" by Mr. Brainwash is more than a piece of art; it is a statement about urban life's vibrancy and its inherent artistry. As Street Pop Art continues to evolve, works like this serve as milestones along the path of artistic innovation. They remind us that art is not confined to the hallowed halls of museums but is all around us, in the streets we walk and the vehicles that pass us by. Guetta's "Going to NY" is a celebration of this dynamic, a testament to the beauty of the city's chaos, and a treasured piece for any art lover drawn to the pulse of the metropolis.


New York City Graffiti Street Pop Artwork

New York City has a rich history of graffiti and street art that has become an integral part of its cultural landscape. From the subway trains of the 1970s and 80s to the modern murals and installations that adorn its buildings and public spaces, graffiti and street art have been an expression of the city's vibrant energy and diversity. In the world of pop art, New York City has also played a central role. The city was the birthplace of the pop art movement in the 1950s and 60s, with artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Claes Oldenburg creating works that celebrated and critiqued the consumer culture of the era. The intersection of graffiti and pop art has produced some iconic works in New York City. One example is Keith Haring's mural "Crack is Wack," which he painted on a handball court in Harlem in 1986 to raise awareness about the crack cocaine epidemic that was devastating the city's communities. Haring's bold, colorful figures and energetic lines are characteristic of both pop art and graffiti, and the mural has become an iconic symbol of New York City's street art scene. Another artist who has made a name for himself in both the graffiti and pop art worlds is Shepard Fairey, creator of the "Obey Giant" street art campaign. Fairey's work combines pop culture imagery with political and social commentary, often featuring his signature "Andre the Giant" graphic. His murals can be seen throughout the city, and he has collaborated with many other artists and organizations to promote social justice and activism. New York City's street art scene is constantly evolving, with new artists and styles emerging all the time. Whether it's the bright, bold colors of pop art or the gritty, raw energy of graffiti, the city's streets are a canvas for creative expression that reflects the diversity and vitality of its people.

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