Ocean & Sea

8 artworks


  • Sale -36% Uprisings Kuronamigami Art Toy Sculpture by Kozyndan

    Kozyndan Uprisings Kuronamigami Art Toy Sculpture by Kozyndan

    Uprisings- Kuronamigami Limited Edition Vinyl Art Toy Collectible Artwork by street graffiti artist Kozyndan. "Uprisings" by Kozyndan originated as an illustration inspired by the classic Hokusai woodblock print, "The Great Wave off Kanagawa." Munky King has transformed the piece into a unique vinyl sculpture that playfully mixes classic Japanese art with the whimsy of pop surrealism.

    $242.00$155.00

  • Houston Silkscreen Print by Dave Kinsey

    Dave Kinsey Houston Silkscreen Print by Dave Kinsey

    Houston Limited Edition 4-Color Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Print on 100% Cotton Rag Archival Paper by Dave Kinsey Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. BLK/MRKT

    $136.00

  • Little Mermaid Giclee Print by Jason Levesque

    Jason Levesque Little Mermaid Giclee Print by Jason Levesque

    Little Mermaid Artwork Giclee Limited Edition Print on Fine Art Paper by Pop Culture Graffiti Artist Jason Levesque. 2014 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 10x30

    $283.00

  • The Hermit Sculpture by Josh Keyes The Hermit Sculpture by Josh Keyes

    Josh Keyes The Hermit Sculpture by Josh Keyes

    The Hermit Limited Resin Sculpture Artwork by graffiti street artist modern pop artist Josh Keyes. 2014 Limited Edition of 350 Resin Stamped New In Box Sculpture Size: 10 "L (254mm) x 6.75" W (172mm) x 8" H (203mm) The Artistic Vision of Josh Keyes Josh Keyes is celebrated for his unique blend of street pop art and graffiti artwork, which he brings to life through finely detailed sculptures. "The Hermit," a limited edition resin sculpture created in 2014, exemplifies Keyes' distinctive approach to modern pop art. With only 350 pieces available, this artwork quickly became a coveted item for collectors and enthusiasts of contemporary urban art. "The Hermit" continues Josh Keyes' exploration of the natural world's interaction with human-made environments. The sculpture features a vividly painted, life-like hermit crab that has taken residence in an old, rusted can instead of a shell. This striking image is typical of Keyes' work, where animals are often depicted in surreal juxtapositions with elements of urban decay, symbolizing the impact of human encroachment on natural habitats. The sculpture measures 10 inches in length, 6.75 inches in width, and 8 inches in height, making it a substantial piece that captures the viewer's attention. Crafted with precision, the resin medium allows for the intricate detail Keyes is known for, from the texture of the crab's body to the weathered look of the can. Street Pop Art and Environmental Commentary Keyes' work is often categorized within street pop art due to its accessibility and engagement with pop culture iconography. "The Hermit" is no exception. The sculpture serves as a poignant commentary on environmental issues deeply ingrained in street and graffiti art history. The choice of a hermit crab, an animal that adapts to its surroundings by finding various objects to use as a home, symbolizes urban development's adaptive, sometimes invasive nature. Moreover, "The Hermit" is a physical representation of the reclamation of urban spaces by nature in street art. As graffiti artists repurpose public spaces to convey their message, the hermit crab in Keyes' sculpture repurposes human litter, transforming it into a part of its being. This powerful metaphor speaks to the resilience of nature and its ability to adapt and survive in the face of human interference. A Modern Pop Artist's Critique of Society In the context of Josh Keyes' broader artistic narrative, "The Hermit" is a critical piece that encapsulates his views on society and the environment. It reflects the ethos of street pop art, which often blurs the lines between high art and low art, bringing forth a democratic approach to art appreciation. Keyes' ability to create a dialogue through his art is evident in how "The Hermit" prompts its audience to reflect on their role in environmental stewardship. The sculpture's realistic portrayal of the hermit crab, contrasted with the unnatural home it has found, creates an unsettling and thought-provoking visual tension. Keyes' choice to stamp each piece with his signature further solidifies the artwork as a genuine piece of modern pop art, imbued with the spirit of street culture and the authenticity of graffiti art's raw expression. "The Hermit" by Josh Keyes is a powerful piece of street pop art and graffiti artwork that embodies the modern pop artist's critical eye on society. Its limited-edition nature, intricate craftsmanship, and poignant environmental commentary make it a significant work in the contemporary art landscape. Through this sculpture, Keyes continues challenging viewers, confronting them with the realities of environmental degradation while offering a message of adaptation and resilience. As both an artwork and a statement, "The Hermit" is a testament to street-inspired art's enduring power and relevance in our modern world.

    $450.00

  • Swept Away Archival Print by Josh Keyes

    Josh Keyes Swept Away Archival Print by Josh Keyes

    Swept Away Archival Print by Josh Keyes Limited Edition on MEDIUM Pop Graffiti Street Art Artist Modern Artwork. 2023 COA & Print Limited Edition of 230 Artwork Size 10x8 Archival Pigment Fine Art pf Giant Wave and Geese on Ocean "Swept Away," an archival print by renowned artist Josh Keyes, represents a captivating fusion of street art and modern artwork, imbued with a signature pop art flair. This limited-edition piece, released in 2023, seamlessly transcends the boundaries of conventional art, infusing a tangible energy and profound depth into the dynamic street art scene. Masterfully executed, Keyes’ artwork offers a bold commentary on our contemporary landscape through the powerful image of a giant wave and geese soaring over the ocean. Limited to a concise run of 230, each 10x8 archival pigment fine art print is meticulously signed and numbered by Keyes himself. The rarity of this limited edition makes it a highly desirable acquisition for avid art collectors, street art enthusiasts, and admirers of Keyes' evocative style. The striking depiction of the ocean and its majestic yet destructive waves, overlaid with the serene grace of flying geese, engages audiences with its remarkable contrast and harmonious coexistence of nature's elements. This balance between chaos and tranquility, inherent in Keyes' work, resonates strongly with the spirit of street art, emphasizing its raw, unfiltered, and authentic character. Infused with the vivid color palette and sharp, distinctive lines typical of graffiti art, "Swept Away" serves as a potent reminder of Keyes' roots in the urban art scene. This archival print brings the vibrant energy of street art into the realm of fine art, with an archival quality that ensures the vibrancy and integrity of the print are preserved for generations. The compelling narrative, captivating visuals, and profound cultural commentary embedded within "Sweep Away" epitomize the essence of modern artwork. This piece encapsulates Keyes' unparalleled ability to capture and express the zeitgeist of our times, making it not only a beautiful addition to any art collection but also an insightful reflection of contemporary society.

    $138.00

  • Prawn Stars Archival Print by Lauren YS

    Lauren YS Prawn Stars Archival Print by Lauren YS

    Prawn Stars Archival Print by Lauren YS Limited Edition on Juniper Baryta Cotton Fine Art Paper Pop Graffiti Street Artist Modern Artwork. 2023 Signed & Numbered Print Limited Edition of 50 Artwork Size 10x12 Archival Pigment Fine Art The Fusion of Fantastical Elements in Lauren YS's "Prawn Stars" Lauren YS's "Prawn Stars" is a quintessential piece within the Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork genre, pushing the envelope of contemporary pop surrealism. This limited edition archival print, released in 2023, is a prized collector's item with only 50 signed and numbered prints available. Each piece is meticulously crafted on Juniper Baryta Cotton Fine Art Paper, measuring 10x12 inches, and brought to life with archival pigment fine art to ensure its lasting visual impact. The print features an enigmatic duo of mythical creatures, a fusion of human and aquatic elements, rendered with a striking vibrancy characteristic of Lauren YS's distinctive style. The artwork celebrates the fantastical, where otherworldly beings command the viewer's attention against the backdrop of a boldly pink universe. This imaginative portrayal is imbued with a sense of whimsy and wonder, inviting onlookers to delve into a narrative as intricate as it is mysterious. Lauren YS's Visionary Approach to Modern Art Lauren YS has cemented its place in the art world as a visionary, seamlessly blending the aesthetic of street art with the fantastical realms of their imagination. "Prawn Stars" encapsulates their unique ability to draw from a palette of the extraordinary, creating art that transcends the mundane and offers a portal into realms unexplored. The limited edition nature of this print underscores the exclusivity of owning a piece of this transcendent world, a snapshot of the boundless creativity that defines the artist's body of work. Using Juniper Baryta Cotton Fine Art Paper speaks to the quality and consideration Lauren YS invests in each print. The choice of materials ensures that the rich textures and depth of color are preserved, offering a tactile dimension that complements the visual feast. As Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork continue to evolve, artists like Lauren YS are at the forefront, pushing boundaries and challenging perceptions of what street art can encompass and convey. "Prawn Stars" is not just an artwork but a testament to the growing diversity and complexity within Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork. It exemplifies the power of modern art to not only decorate a space but also to enrich and provoke the imagination. As the print takes its place on the walls of collectors, it carries with it the spirit of innovation and the enduring allure of the streets, where art is for everyone, and every surface has the potential to become a canvas for the extraordinary.

    $206.00

  • Migratory Soul Sculpture by Josh Keyes

    Josh Keyes Migratory Soul Sculpture by Josh Keyes

    Migratory Soul Limited Resin Sculpture Artwork by graffiti street artist modern pop artist Josh Keyes. 2014 Limited Edition of 350 Resin Stamped New In Box Sculpture Size: 10"L (254mm) x 6.75" W (172mm) x 8" H (203mm) Exploration of Migratory Soul in Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork Street Pop Art and graffiti Artwork have often been a medium where the pulse of society's undercurrents, concerns, and aspirations are vividly expressed. Josh Keyes, a prominent figure within this artistic movement, has made significant contributions through his thought-provoking creations. His limited-edition resin sculpture titled "Migratory Soul" is a testament to his unique blend of graffiti artistry with a modern pop art sensibility. Crafted in 2014, this limited-edition piece, with only 350 units available, encapsulates a narrative that is both compelling and open to interpretation. The sculpture spans 10 inches in length, 6.75 inches in width, and 8 inches in height, making it a substantial piece that commands attention. Each sculpture arrives stamped and new in the box, ensuring its authenticity and mint condition for collectors and art enthusiasts alike. The piece's dimensions allow for an immersive experience; viewers are invited to explore the intricacies and details of the work from various angles. Significance and Aesthetic of Josh Keyes' Resin Sculpture In "Migratory Soul," Keyes' artistic prowess is fully displayed. The sculpture features a vibrant red lobster that seems to have found refuge in a hollow human skull. The contrast between the organic liveliness of the crustacean and the stark, lifeless human bone stirs a dialogue between the natural world and humanity's impact upon it. The base, resembling a patch of oceanic terrain, further roots the sculpture in an ecological context, possibly alluding to themes of environmentalism, life cycles, and the interconnectedness of species. The choice of materials is also noteworthy. Resin, a versatile and durable medium, allows for fine detailing and a smooth finish that gives the sculpture a glossy, almost lifelike appearance. This careful consideration of materiality is typical of street pop art, where texture, form, and color are critical elements in conveying thematic depth. The Cultural Resonance of Migratory Soul Keyes' "Migratory Soul" resonates with the ethos of street pop art and graffiti artwork through its accessibility and rootedness in contemporary issues. The artwork reflects a consciousness that is deeply aware of the global conversations around the environment and species preservation. Its limited availability adds to its desirability, creating a sense of urgency to engage with these conversations. For the art collector, the piece is not just an object of visual pleasure but also a dialogue starter, a narrative piece that reflects the times and provokes thought. The intersection of street art sensibilities with the collectible nature of sculpture creates a crossover appeal. It invites audiences from different walks of life to appreciate the aesthetic while engaging with the underlying message. This is the power of street pop art and graffiti artwork: to transcend the traditional gallery walls and become a part of everyday discourse, to be as much at home on the streets as it is in the homes of art collectors. Josh Keyes' "Migratory Soul" is a profound work that encapsulates the essence of street pop art and graffiti artwork. Its limited edition nature, intricate design, and thought-provoking imagery make it a standout piece in contemporary art. Through it, Keyes showcases his artistic skill and furthers the dialogue on critical environmental and societal issues, thus cementing his role as a pivotal figure in modern pop art.

    $450.00

  • Ship In A Bottle Silkscreen Print by Nate Duval

    Nate Duval Ship In A Bottle Silkscreen Print by Nate Duval

    Ship In A Bottle Hand-Pulled 4-Color Silkscreen Print on Fine Art Paper by Artist Nate Duval Limited Edition Pop Art Artwork. 2014 Signed Limited Edition Artwork Size 10x8

    $26.00

Ocean & Sea

Maritime Motifs in Contemporary Art

The ocean has been a boundless source of inspiration across various art forms for centuries. In the domains of pop art, street art, and graffiti, it takes on a new life, serving as both subject and symbol. Artists have harnessed the allure of the sea and the mystique of its depths to challenge viewers, provoke thought, and communicate poignant messages through their creations. The vastness of the ocean is reflective of the infinite possibilities within these art movements, enabling a diverse range of expressions, from the critique of pollution to the celebration of marine life.

Environmental Commentary through Ocean Imagery

Within the urban canvases of cities around the world, street and graffiti artists employ oceanic imagery to raise awareness about environmental concerns. These artworks often feature marine creatures entangled in plastic or oil spills, pointing to the devastating impact of human waste and chemical pollutants on oceanic ecosystems. Pop artists in galleries harness similar themes, using bright colors and familiar icons to draw attention to the need for ocean conservation. The visual shock of seeing sea life juxtaposed with symbols of human negligence brings the message home to an audience that might otherwise remain disengaged from environmental advocacy.

Street Art and Graffiti: Nautical Narratives

Graffiti and street art are particularly potent in conveying narratives of oceanic proportions. They transform public spaces into forums for dialogue, bringing the narratives of the sea to those who may have never dipped their toes in its waters. These pieces range from murals of epic underwater scenes to the intricate tagging of sea creature silhouettes, each artist contributing their unique wave to the ocean of urban expression. This form of art is transient, much like the tides themselves, often here today and gone tomorrow, which underlines the urgent message of many ocean-inspired street artworks – the fleeting beauty of our seas amidst the strain of human influence.

Cultural Currents and Pop Art's Oceans

Pop art’s treatment of ocean themes delves into the cultural currents of society, making the familiar unfamiliar and encouraging onlookers to reconsider their relationship with the marine world. Iconography like the simple wave, a ship in peril, or a bottle with a message inside, become infused with new meaning in a pop art context. This artwork might be found gracing the walls of boutique seaside cafes or the galleries of coastal cities, capturing the zeitgeist of an era increasingly concerned with the plight of our planet’s waters.

Artistic Advocacy and the Sea

The unifying thread in the depiction of oceans across these art forms is the underlying advocacy for marine preservation and environmental activism. Artists like Shepard Fairey, with his "Obey Giant" campaign, intertwine commercial iconography with messages that critique consumption and environmental disregard. This approach has been instrumental in not just beautifying spaces but in steering conversations towards the health of our oceans. The sea, with its profound beauty and depth, is a powerful protagonist in the narratives constructed by these artists, a testament to the critical role art plays in echoing the issues of our time. Each wave of artistic interpretation brings the ocean closer to those who encounter it, allowing the sea to flow through concrete jungles and into the hearts and minds of an urban populace. This body of work continues to expand, driven by the tides of creativity and the currents of social consciousness, anchoring the ocean firmly in the fabric of contemporary art.

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