Ben Frost Memento Mori White AP Artist Proof Wood Silkscreen Print by Ben Frost
Purchase Memento Mori White Art Acrylic & Spray Paint on Shaped Wood Painting Artwork by Street Pop Modern Artist Ben Frost. AP Artist Proof. Ben Frost (b. 1975) Memento Mori (White), 2021 Acrylic and spray paint on shaped wood 7-7/8 x 6-1/8 inches (20.1 x 15.5 cm) A.P. Signed, numbered, dated, and titled in ink to reverse. Currently exhibits locally and internationally, while his work has been presented in multiple exhibitions in the USA, Europe, and Asia. One of the first things that one notices in the art of Frost is the unconventional media and means, from traditional square-shaped canvas to cardboard boxes and from acrylic paint to aerosol spray. It is not random that a great portion of his art consists of appropriated imagery of animations, just like the Simpsons, Looney Tunes, Smurfs, Winnie the Pooh, etc., which are placed into a new artistic context, without losing their original connotations. Memento Mori is a piece of artwork by contemporary Australian artist Ben Frost. The term "Memento Mori" is Latin for "remember that you must die," and it has been used throughout history as a theme in art to remind viewers of the inevitability of death and the transient nature of life. Ben Frost is known for his pop art and street art inspired works that often feature a blend of bright colors, iconic pop culture characters, and social commentary. His art is visually engaging and thought-provoking, often challenging the viewers to reconsider the world around them. The "White AP Artist Proof Wood Silkscreen Print" you mentioned is a limited edition version of the Memento Mori artwork. An "Artist Proof" (AP) is a small number of prints made aside from the main edition, which the artist traditionally keeps for themselves or sells at a premium. These prints are usually marked as "AP" and are signed.