Original Artwork

14 artworks


  • Sale -25% In Bloom I Original Reclaimed Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Meggs

    Meggs In Bloom I Original Reclaimed Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Meggs

    In Bloom I Original Painting Aerosol, Acrylic, Screenprint & Reclaimed Posters on Wood by ARTIST graffiti street Meggs modern pop art. 2012 Signed Original Mixed Media Spray Paint Acrylic Reclaimed Items Painting Framed Artwork Size 17.5x17.5 Framed Australian artist David “Meggs” Hooke for his solo exhibition Spoiled Rotten. The exhibition of over 40 new paintings and multiples explores the wondrous decay of social morality stemming from modern society’s obsession with pop culture and overindulgent materialism, and continues Meggs’ perpetual fascination with dualism and finding beauty in tragedy.“Detroit is a city of duality more so than many other cities I have been to. I sought to incorporate this by using objects and surfaces that imply decay, in what I consider to be a beautiful way. Old wooden materials and signs with layers of paint tell a story of their own. Although the colors and textures are aesthetically beautiful, I think it’s about giving these materials a new life, a second purpose.” - Meggs

    $2,636.00$1,977.00

  • Sale -25% Torn Up Original Reclaimed Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Meggs

    Meggs Torn Up Original Reclaimed Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Meggs

    Torn Up Original Painting Aerosol, Acrylic, Screenprint & Reclaimed Posters on Wood by Meggs Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2012 Signed Original Mixed Media Spray Paint Acrylic Reclaimed Items Painting Framed Artwork Size 17.5x17.5 Framed

    $2,636.00$1,977.00

  • Sale -25% Sidewalk Closed Original Mixed Media Street Sign Painting by Sonic Bad

    Sonic Bad Sidewalk Closed Original Mixed Media Street Sign Painting by Sonic Bad

    Sidewalk Closed Original Mixed Media Graffiti Artist Modern Pop Art on Real Metal Street Sign by Sonic Bad. 2012 Signed Original Spray Paint & Metal Street Sign Artwork Size 24x18 Depicting 2 1970s-80s Stylized Beat Boys, NYC Graffiti Tags & Bubble Letters on Street Closed Sign Sonic Bad's Ode to the Streets: The 'Sidewalk Closed' Series The 'Sidewalk Closed' artwork by Sonic Bad, an original piece created in 2012, infuses the rebellious spirit of 1970s and 80s street culture into a medium that is emblematic of urban restriction: a real metal street sign. This mixed media work, signed by the artist, is a striking example of how street pop art and graffiti can repurpose public regulatory objects into canvases that challenge and reinterpret their original intent. Reclaiming Urban Symbols in Street Art Sonic Bad's choice of canvas—a metal street sign—turns an everyday symbol of control into a representation of creative liberation. The artwork, sized at 24x18 inches, is vibrant with color and life, presenting a stark contrast to the sign's mundane purpose of demarcating boundaries. By painting over it, Sonic Bad claims the object for art, much like graffiti artists claim walls for their tags and murals. The piece itself is a dynamic collage of NYC graffiti tags and bubble letters, styles deeply rooted in the history of street art. It showcases two stylized beat boys, figures that resonate with the hip-hop culture that was burgeoning on the streets of New York City during the 70s and 80s. These characters are not only representations of a specific era but also symbols of the energy and rhythm of street life. The Visual Language of Graffiti and Its Evolution Sonic Bad's work serves as a visual lexicon of graffiti's evolution, encapsulating the transition from tagging—often a raw, text-based expression of identity—to more complex and stylized works. The 'Sidewalk Closed' series is particularly evocative of this shift, highlighting the movement from simple letterforms to elaborate and colorful representations that are as much about the artistry of the line as they are about the message. The aerosol paint, a medium synonymous with graffiti, brings authenticity to the piece, its drips and opacity echoing the textures of street art seen in the wild. The metal sign, once reflective and directive, becomes muted and textured under layers of paint, a metaphor for the way street art can change the nature and conversation around public spaces and objects. Sonic Bad and the Living History of Street Art Sonic Bad's 'Sidewalk Closed' is more than a singular work; it is part of the living history of street pop art and graffiti artwork. It reflects a time when street culture began to permeate every aspect of urban life, from the music that played out of boomboxes to the art that adorned the walls and sidewalks of the city. This piece is a celebration of that era, a nod to the roots of street art, and a statement on its enduring influence. The artist, by merging nostalgia with contemporary expression, invites onlookers to explore the depth and breadth of street art. Through this work, Sonic Bad not only pays homage to the pioneers of the genre but also places himself within the continuum of artists who have utilized the street as their gallery. His legacy lies in his ability to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary, ensuring that the spirit of the streets remains vibrant and visible.

    $1,842.00$1,382.00

  • Haru Original Drawing by Nicole Gustafsson

    Nicole Gustafsson Haru Original Drawing by Nicole Gustafsson

    Haru Original Ink Hand Mini Drawing on Fine Art Paper by modern trending street art artist Nicole Gustafsson. 2012 Signed Original Drawing 5x5

    $272.00

  • King Bird Clock Original Acrylic Reclaimed Painting by Zdenek Janda

    Zdenek Janda King Bird Clock Original Acrylic Reclaimed Painting by Zdenek Janda

    King Bird Clock Original One of a Kind Acrylic Paint Painting Artwork on Reclaimed Clock Face by Modern Pop Artist Zdenek Janda. 2012 Not Signed Original Painting on Reclaimed Cloack Dial 4x4 King Bird Clock Original Acrylic Reclaimed Painting by Zdenek Janda

    $124.00

  • Tripping Devil Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Naoto Hattori

    Naoto Hattori Tripping Devil Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Naoto Hattori

    Tripping Devil is an original hand-drawn art drawing on framed, hand-deckled, aged art paper by Surreal Artist Naoto Hattori. 2012 Signed Original One of a Kind Pencil/Graphite Drawing Framed Artwork Frame Size 8.5x8.5 Image Size 3x5 Custom Framed & Matted By Artist. The Fusion of Street Pop and Graffiti Art in Naoto Hattori's Work The intersection of street pop art and graffiti represents a vibrant and often rebellious art form that seeks to challenge traditional aesthetics, present social commentary, and engage public spaces as a canvas for expression. Naoto Hattori's "Tripping Devil" is a profound example of this artistic intersection, although it differs from the conventional spray-painted murals on city walls. This 2012 original pencil/graphite drawing is a testament to the diverse techniques and materials employed within the genre, bridging the raw spirit of street art with the meticulous skills of classical drawing. Hattori's piece is delicately framed, sized at 8.5x8.5 inches, with the image measuring 3x5 inches. The artist crafted the custom frame and matting, underscoring the personalized touch and attention to detail that Hattori brings to his work. The art paper is hand-deckled and aged, a choice that lends an additional layer of texture and a sense of historical depth to the piece. This material selection is particularly poignant, as it imbues the artwork with an ancient quality that contrasts sharply with the typically ephemeral nature of street and graffiti art. Naoto Hattori's Unique Aesthetic within Street Pop Art Naoto Hattori's oeuvre is often characterized by dream-like surrealism, where fantastical creatures and morphed figures challenge the viewer's perception of reality. "Tripping Devil" is no exception. The drawing features a creature with a human-like face and a body that transitions into an octopus-like form. This blending of the human and the surreal is a hallmark of Hattori's style and speaks to the transformative potential of street pop art and graffiti artwork. The stark monochromatic palette of graphite focuses on the intricate details and shading that bring the "Tripping Devil" to life. Despite being contained within a frame, the artwork carries the spirit of street pop art, often characterized by a bold defiance of boundaries and an embrace of the unconventional. Hattori's systematic approach to drawing parallels the deliberate and thoughtful techniques used by street artists and graffiti writers to create their pieces, albeit on a different scale and medium. Naoto Hattori and the Collectibility of Street Pop Art Collectors and enthusiasts of street pop art and graffiti artwork are increasingly seeking pieces to be displayed within the home, transitioning from public spectacle to personal treasure. Hattori's "Tripping Devil" exemplifies this trend, offering the art market a one-of-a-kind piece that encapsulates the essence of street art in a form that is both collectible and suited for private exhibition. The artist's signature on the piece is a seal of authenticity and a bridge between the artist and the collector. The originality of the "Tripping Devil" is paramount. In a domain where mass production and replication are commonplace, Hattori's commitment to creating a singular original work elevates the piece's value and appeal. The meticulous nature of the work, combined with its unique presentation on aged art paper, creates a dialogue between the transient nature of street art and the enduring quality of fine art collecting. The Cultural Relevance of Hattori's Artistry In the broader context of street pop art and graffiti artwork, Hattori's "Tripping Devil" stands out as a cultural artifact that embodies the innovative spirit of these art forms. While street pop art often conveys messages about popular culture and societal issues, Hattori's work delves into the psyche, exploring themes of identity, consciousness, and the human condition through a surrealistic lens. This piece, while not displayed in a public space, continues the tradition of street pop art and graffiti artwork with its aim to provoke thought and evoke emotion. The surreal elements invite interpretation and reflection, much like the larger-than-life murals and tags in urban environments. Hattori's "Tripping Devil" is a reminder that the heart of street art lies not only in its location but also in its ability to connect with viewers on a profound level, challenging perceptions and encouraging a deeper engagement with the visual narrative. Naoto Hattori's "Tripping Devil" is an exquisite example of the potential for cross-pollination between street pop art, graffiti artwork, and traditional drawing techniques. It stands as a testament to the artist's skill and the versatility of street-inspired art. As this piece demonstrates, the value of street pop art and graffiti artwork extends beyond the city's walls, finding a place within the collections of art lovers who appreciate the nuanced blend of rebellion, craftsmanship, and narrative depth that these genres offer.

    $726.00

  • Catalyst Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Naoto Hattori

    Naoto Hattori Catalyst Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Naoto Hattori

    Catalyst Original Hand Drawn Art Drawing on Framed Hand Deckled Aged Art Paper by Surreal Artist Naoto Hattori. 2012 Signed Original One-of-a-Kind Pencil/Graphite Drawing Framed Artwork Frame Size 8.5x8.5 Image Size 3x5. Custom Framed & Matted By Artist Naoto Hattori's "Catalyst": A Surreal Intersection of Imagery and Emotion "Catalyst," an original hand-drawn art piece by the surreal artist Naoto Hattori, represents a unique convergence of delicate pencil work and emotive surrealism captured on hand-deckled aged art paper. This 2012 one-of-a-kind pencil/graphite drawing is a testament to Hattori's skill in portraying complex, dream-like visions within a compact space. The framed artwork, with an image size of 3x5 inches and a frame size of 8.5x8.5 inches, has been custom framed and matted by the artist, adding a personal touch that complements the intimate scale of the work. This drawing stands apart from conventional urban art's execution and presentation. While street pop art and graffiti artwork are typically associated with large-scale, public displays, Hattori's "Catalyst" invites a more personal interaction. The piece is imbued with the intricacies of fine art while resonating with the accessibility and visceral impact often found in street art. Hattori's work does not scream from the walls; instead, it whispers, drawing the viewer into a one-on-one dialogue with the art. Exploring the Artistic Detail in "Catalyst" The meticulous detail in "Catalyst" showcases Hattori's masterful control of pencil and graphite, revealing an otherworldly creature that seems to emerge from the very fibers of the aged paper. The hand-decked paper highlights the artist's appreciation for the tactile qualities of his materials and his intent to merge the traditional with the surreal. Each stroke and shadow in the drawing contributes to an overall sense of depth and dimension, breathing life into the fantastical subject. The creature depicted combines familiar elements with the enigmatic, challenging the viewer's perception of reality. The intimate size of the image, contrasting with the more substantial frame, emphasizes the artwork's precious nature, akin to a relic or a talisman. This sense of preciousness is often sought in street pop art and graffiti artwork, where the transient nature of the medium contrasts sharply with the desire to create something lasting and impactful. Hattori's "Catalyst," while not a typical street art piece, captures the essence of what many street artists strive for—an enduring connection with the audience. Naoto Hattori's "Catalyst" is a profound piece of art that transcends the boundaries between the various disciplines of pop art, street art, and surrealism. It encapsulates the ethereal, tangible, imagined, and accurate, inviting viewers to ponder the unknown depths of their psyche. The meticulous craftsmanship, coupled with the unique presentation, makes "Catalyst" a valuable addition to contemporary art discourse, highlighting the breadth and diversity within the realm of artistic expression.

    $726.00

  • Praying Frog Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Naoto Hattori

    Naoto Hattori Praying Frog Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Naoto Hattori

    Praying Frog Original Hand Drawn Art Drawing on Framed Hand Deckled Aged Art Paper by Surreal Artist Naoto Hattori. 2012 Signed Original One-of-a-Kind Pencil/Graphite Drawing Framed Artwork Frame Size 8.5x8.5 Image Size 3x5 Custom Framed & Matted By Artist. Naoto Hattori's Praying Frog: A Fusion of Surrealism and Street Aesthetics The 'Praying Frog' original hand-drawn art drawing is a compelling illustration of Naoto Hattori's capacity to intertwine the whimsical aspects of surrealism with the grounded, accessible elements characteristic of street pop art and graffiti artwork. This piece, brought to life in 2012, is a one-of-a-kind pencil/graphite drawing that has been carefully framed and matted by the artist, underscoring Hattori's personal involvement and artistic dedication to his work. Set in a square frame measuring 8.5x8.5 inches, the artwork occupies a 3x5 inch space on hand-deckled aged art paper, chosen for its textured quality and how it contributes to the overall aesthetic of the piece. The 'Praying Frog' stands out in its simplicity and the depth of its expression. The choice of subject, a frog caught in a moment of anthropomorphic posture, implies a narrative that goes beyond the visual, prompting reflection and inviting personal interpretation. This is a common thread in street pop art, where the imagery often serves as a portal to deeper contemplation, engaging the viewer in a dialogue that transcends the artwork itself. Hattori's decision to custom frame and mat the piece enhances its intimacy, suggesting that this small window into a surreal world is a complete universe in and of itself. The Intimacy of Hattori's Art in the Public Domain of Street Art The realm of street pop art and graffiti artwork is typically associated with large-scale works that command public spaces; however, Hattori's 'Praying Frog' challenges this notion by presenting a world contained within the modest dimensions of a small-scale drawing. The piece's intimacy reflects the ethos of street art, which is often about making personal statements in the public sphere. Hattori's work brings this sensibility into the private domain, allowing for a one-on-one interaction between the art and the viewer. The detailed graphite work, combined with the hand-deckled edges of the aged paper, creates a tactile experience that invites the viewer to lean in and engage with the subtle textures and shades that define the drawing. The artwork's presentation, with slight signs of handling and the artist's touch in its framing, resonates with the authenticity sought in street art. While serving to protect and showcase the drawing, the frame also bears witness to the passage of time, evidenced by the gentle marks and scuffs that tell of the artwork's journey from creation to curation. These marks of age and handling imbue the 'Praying Frog' with a history and presence often found in the patinated surfaces of urban street art. Transcending Boundaries: The 'Praying Frog' in the Context of Street Pop Art Naoto Hattori's 'Praying Frog' is a profound example of how the boundaries between different art forms can be transcended, creating a space where the surreal can coexist with the urban aesthetic of street pop art and graffiti artwork. Though confined to a small scale, the drawing is expansive in its emotional and imaginative reach. It captures the viewer's attention in much the same way that a mural might seize the gaze of passersby on a bustling street, proving that impact is not limited by size. The artwork's meticulous attention to detail and the thoughtful selection of aged paper demonstrate Hattori's reverence for materials with inherent stories within their fibers. This parallels how street art often incorporates the character of the urban landscape into its narrative, allowing the environment to become part of the artwork itself. Though removed from the city's walls, the' Praying Frog' carries the spirit of street art in its essence, bridging the gap between the gallery and the alleyway. 'Praying Frog' is a microcosm of Hattori's artistic philosophy, blending the dreamlike qualities of his surrealism with the grounded, emotive pull of street pop art. This piece not only represents a visual exploration of thematic depth but also serves as a physical artifact of Hattori's journey as an artist—a journey marked by the convergence of imagination and the tactile, textured world in which we live.

    $726.00

  • Fish Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Naoto Hattori

    Naoto Hattori Fish Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Naoto Hattori

    Fish Original Hand Drawn Art Drawing on Framed Hand Deckled Aged Art Paper by Surreal Artist Naoto Hattori. 2012 Signed Original One-of-a-Kind Pencil/Graphite Drawing Framed Artwork Frame Size 8.5x8.5 Image Size 3x5 Custom Framed & Matted By Artist, Slight Scuffing To Frame Consistent to Age. The Artistic Journey of Naoto Hattori's Fish Original Drawing Naoto Hattori's unique contribution to the art world often finds a comfortable residence at the intersection of surrealism and street art. The 'Fish Original' hand-drawn art piece on framed hand-deckled aged art paper is a distinct representation of this artistic blend. Crafted in 2012, this original pencil/graphite drawing is a testament to Hattori's intricate style and ability to create depth and narrative within the confines of minimalist subject matter. The artwork, housed within a custom 8.5x8.5 inch frame, showcases an image size of 3x5 inches, offering a glimpse into the artist's surreal perspective through the lens of street pop art and graffiti artwork. This singular piece by Hattori is a signed, original, one-of-a-kind drawing showcasing monochromatic art's subtle yet powerful impact. The decision to create this work on hand-deckled aged art paper indicates Hattori's reverence for the textural qualities that the paper brings to the artwork. The deckled edges add an element of antiquity and an organic feel to the piece, enhancing the visual experience and complementing the simplicity of the subject—a single fish. The drawing, while straightforward in its representation, is imbued with a sense of motion and life, capturing the subject's essence with a delicate realism often associated with Hattori's work. Exploring the Nuances of Hattori's Surrealism in a Street Art Context The 'Fish Original' piece by Naoto Hattori is a subtle nod to the fluidity of street pop art and the evocative nature of graffiti artwork. While Hattori's work is primarily rooted in surrealism, the influences of street art are evident in the way he approaches his subjects. This drawing has a certain rawness and directness, qualities frequently celebrated in street art. The pencil work is precise, yet there is an undercurrent of freedom and spontaneity that aligns with the spirit of graffiti art. Custom framed and matted by the artist, the 'Fish Original' drawing reflects Hattori's hands-on approach to his art from inception to presentation. The slight scuffing on the frame, consistent with its age, adds character to the piece, suggesting a history beyond its visual content. This kind of patina often draws admirers of street art to such pieces, as it provides a rich and personal narrative. The scuffs are not flaws but marks of a journey, much like the weathered walls that serve as canvases in street art.  Street Pop Art, Graffiti Artwork, and the Intimacy of Small-Scale Works The world of street pop art and graffiti artwork is known for its boldness and large-scale visibility. However, pieces like Hattori's 'Fish Original' challenge this convention by bringing the intimacy of small-scale artwork into focus. Through this drawing, Hattori communicates that the essence of street pop art is not confined to size but is found in the authenticity and expressive power of the piece. Hattori's choice of framing and matting further personalizes the artwork, making it a complete piece that offers a narrative, much like street art, which often tells stories in the public domain. The 'Fish Original' by Naoto Hattori bridges the often disparate worlds of fine art and street art, marrying the intricacy of pencil drawing with the accessible, emotive drawing of street pop art. It exemplifies how art can transcend boundaries and speak to a diverse audience. This drawing, with its meticulous craftsmanship and the textured backdrop of aged paper, is a cherished piece in contemporary art, offering a moment of contemplation and connection in the bustling dialogue of street pop art and graffiti artwork. It stands as a beacon of the potential that lies in the fusion of different artistic disciplines, as seen through the visionary eyes of Naoto Hattori.

    $726.00

  • Log Cabin Original Dunny Town Art Toy by Task One Log Cabin Original Dunny Town Art Toy by Task One

    Task One Log Cabin Original Dunny Town Art Toy by Task One

    Log Cabin Original Dunny Town Art Toy by Task One Kidrobot Vinyl & Plaster Art Toy Collectible Pop Artwork. 2012 Original Dunny Town Painted Plaster Kidrobot Custom Dunny Artwork Size Approximate 3x4 Town Log Cabin Original Dunny Art Toy by Task One Task One's Log Cabin Original Dunny Town Art Toy The "Log Cabin Original Dunny Town Art Toy" by Task One is a fascinating piece that interweaves the rustic charm of traditional log cabins with the urban edge of street pop art and graffiti artwork. This 2012 creation is part of the Dunny Town series, featuring the signature Kidrobot Dunny vinyl figure reimagined through the meticulous application of painted plaster. The artwork, sized approximately 3x4 inches, captures the essence of a log cabin with stunning detail, bringing a touch of wilderness to the urban-centric collection of Dunny Town. The log cabin Dunny is a testament to Task One's versatility as an artist and his ability to stretch the boundaries of what is possible within the form of a vinyl art toy. The texture of the plaster, fashioned to mimic the logs, the windows, and the tiny front door, all contribute to a sense of realism that belies the figure's small stature. The Dunny's ears are transformed into smokestacks, a creative twist that enhances the whimsical nature of the piece while remaining true to the original structure's aesthetic. Blending Nature with Urban Artistry in Collectible Form Task One's choice to represent a log cabin in the urban-focused series of Dunny Town speaks to the nostalgia for nature and simpler living within the fast-paced city environment. This piece transcends the typical street pop art narrative, which often revolves around the gritty, the contemporary, and the metropolitan, to invoke the tranquility and timeless beauty of the great outdoors. Yet, the art toy remains undeniably rooted in the street art tradition, with its foundation in craftsmanship, customization, and subcultural relevance. The "Log Cabin Original Dunny Town Art Toy" is a collectible that bridges disparate worlds—the rustic and the modern, the natural and the artificial. It stands as a work of art that invites contemplation on our relationship with the environment and the encroachment of urbanization on wild spaces. Collectors of Task One's work appreciate the skill involved in creating such pieces and the way they provoke thought and conversation about broader societal themes. Task One's artistry has always been characterized by an awareness of and a commentary on cultural phenomena, and the Log Cabin Dunny is no exception. This collectible reflects the artist's deep engagement with street pop art and graffiti artwork's potential for storytelling. Through this and other works in the Dunny Town series, Task One has demonstrated the profound ability of art toys to encapsulate complex narratives and serve as a platform for the intersection of diverse artistic disciplines. The "Log Cabin Original Dunny Town Art Toy" remains a beloved piece in the annals of street pop art, a tribute to the natural world rendered in the vibrant language of urban art.

    $320.00

  • 7-Eleven Store Original Dunny Town Art Toy by Task One 7-Eleven Store Original Dunny Town Art Toy by Task One

    Task One 7-Eleven Store Original Dunny Town Art Toy by Task One

    7-Eleven Store Original Dunny Town Art Toy by Task One Kidrobot Vinyl & Plaster Art Toy Collectible Pop Artwork. 2012 Original Dunny Town Painted Plaster Kidrobot Custom Dunny Artwork Size Approximate 3x4 Town 7-Eleven Store Original Dunny Art Toy by Task One Task One's 7-Eleven Store Original Dunny Town Art Toy The "7-Eleven Store Original Dunny Town Art Toy" by Task One is a unique intersection of consumer culture and street pop art, encapsulated in a vinyl art toy collectible. This original art by Task One, released in 2012, is a testament to the artist's skill in blending every day with the extraordinary, thus transforming a familiar urban icon into a piece of collectible pop artwork. The work is a part of the Dunny Town series, which is highly regarded in the vinyl art toy community for its innovative representation of miniature urban landscapes. This piece features the recognizable storefront of a 7-Eleven, a convenience store that dots urban landscapes worldwide, reimagined in the stylized form of a Kidrobot Dunny. It's a work that comments on the ubiquity of consumerism and the way brands imprint themselves on the collective consciousness of society. Task One's craftsmanship is evident in the meticulous details of the piece—from the signboard with the 7-Eleven logo to the tiny rendition of the store's entrance and the miniature trash can beside it. Using plaster to create this custom Dunny artwork adds a textural quality that echoes the tactile nature of street art. Reflection of Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork in Task One's Dunny The 7-Eleven Dunny by Task One is not just a collectible; it reflects street pop art and graffiti artwork. By selecting a Dunny—a figure that is essentially a blank slate—Task One engages in a dialogue with the pop art tradition of utilizing mass culture and transforming it into high art. With its hand-painted, plaster-modified surface, this piece bridges the gap between the often transient nature of street art and the permanence sought by fine art collectors. The art toy becomes a canvas for social commentary, echoing the voice of graffiti art that often critiques or highlights elements of urban life. Task One's art toy challenges the viewer to reconsider the role and value of commercial objects in art. It's a bold statement on the infiltration of branding in our daily lives, presented through the lens of a street artist. Placing a 7-Eleven on a Dunny characteristically embodies street pop art's playful yet critical spirit, where the mundane is repurposed to serve as a medium for creative expression. In the broader context, the "7-Eleven Store Original Dunny Town Art Toy" exemplifies how artists like Task One redefine the boundaries of art and collectibility. Through the fusion of street art sensibilities with the collectible toy culture, Task One has contributed to the burgeoning art toy movement, which continues to gain momentum and respect within the art community. This piece serves as a poignant piece of Task One's legacy, capturing the essence of his artistic vision and the cultural zeitgeist of the time.

    $320.00

  • Punisher Crossing Original Street Sign Painting by RD-357 Real Deal

    RD-357 Real Deal Punisher Crossing Original Street Sign Painting by RD-357 Real Deal

    Punisher Crossing Original Street Sign Painting by RD-357 Real Deal One of a Kind Artwork on Real Metal Crosswalk Street Sign by Graffiti Art Pop Artist. 2012 Signed Mixed Media Acrylic & Spray Paint on Real Reclaimed NYC New York City Crossing Cross Walk Street Sign Painting Original Artwork Size 30x37.5  RD-357: Pioneering Street Pop Art on Urban Canvases RD-357, an artist known for his distinctive contribution to street pop art and graffiti artwork, has manifested his creativity through a unique, striking, and thought-provoking medium. His original piece titled "Punisher Crossing Original Street Sign Painting" encapsulates street art's raw essence while ingeniously infusing pop culture iconography elements. This work is a stellar example of RD-357's inventive use of everyday objects as canvases, transforming a mundane metal crosswalk street sign into a vibrant artwork that commands attention and sparks dialogue. The "Punisher Crossing" is a unique artwork that exudes the rebellious spirit and subversive edge often associated with street pop art. Created in 2012, this mixed media piece employs acrylic and spray paint on a real crossing sign measuring 30x37.5 inches. RD-357's choice to use an actual street sign as the foundation for his artwork not only repurposes the object but also embeds the art piece within the fabric of urban life it seeks to comment on. The sign, once a directive for pedestrians, now carries a powerful visual message, made all the more potent by its placement on an object of regulation and order. The Artistic Language of RD-357's Street Sign Paintings In "Punisher Crossing," RD-357 demonstrates a masterful control over color and composition. The background of the sign is ablaze with a vivid, almost violent splatter of yellow and red spray paint, reminiscent of the chaos and energy of city streets. Against this explosive backdrop, the figure of the Punisher is rendered with precision in acrylic, his stark, menacing presence immediately drawing the eye. The character's hand, outstretched and holding a gun, breaks the boundaries of the sign's frame, suggesting a defiance of constraints and a breaking free from imposed limits. RD-357's work is deeply embedded in the language of street pop art, a genre that combines the gritty, underground aesthetic of street art with the bright, graphic quality of pop art. His paintings, especially this piece, are a dialogue between the artist and the urban landscape, between the fictional characters of pop culture and the reality of the viewer's environment. By bringing the Punisher - a symbol of vigilante justice and anti-heroism - into the context of a crosswalk sign, RD-357 creates a juxtaposition that is at once startling and intriguing. The artwork becomes a statement on control and chaos, power and powerlessness, and the fine line between societal order and individual action. RD-357's Impact on Contemporary Street Art RD-357's contributions to the street art scene have been significant, and his influence can be seen in the way street pop art has evolved over the years. His artworks, particularly those on street signs, are more than mere paintings; they are interventions into the urban environment, which challenge the viewer to reconsider the role and potential of public space. The "Punisher Crossing" sign is emblematic of this approach, seamlessly integrating art into the city's daily liandlso elevating the discourse around street art. By signing his work, the artist claims ownership of a public domain piece, an act that is a form of artistic rebellion. The signature on "Punisher Crossing" is not merely a mark of authenticity; it is a declaration of presence, a proof of the artist's interaction with the world around him. Through works like this, RD-357 has etched his name into the annals of street pop art history, securing his place as a maverick who has expanded the possibilities of graffiti artwork. The "Punisher Crossing Original Street Sign Painting" by RD-357 stands as a testament to the power of street pop art to communicate, provoke, and inspire. By transforming a simple street sign into a complex and compelling work of art, RD-357 challenges perceptions, invites reflection, and continues influencing the ever-evolving narrative of street and graffiti art.

    $2,764.00

  • Ledger Joker Construction Street Sign Painting by RD-357 Real Deal

    RD-357 Real Deal Ledger Joker Construction Street Sign Painting by RD-357 Real Deal

    Heath Ledger Joker Construction Zone Original Street Sign Painting by RD-357 Real Deal One of a Kind Artwork on Real Metal NYC New York Construction Zone No Trespassing Street Sign by Graffiti Art Pop Artist. 2012 Signed Mixed Media Acrylic & Spray Paint on Reclaimed NYC New York Construction Zone No Trespassing Sign Painting Original Artwork Size 24x24 Batman Villian Played by Heath Ledger in the Movie as Joker Looking at the Viewer. RD Tag in Rust Red. RD-357's Heath Ledger Joker: A Fusion of Street Pop Art and Iconography The Heath Ledger Joker Construction Zone original street sign painting by RD-357, also known as Real Deal, encapsulates the essence of street pop art through its provocative use of public signage repurposed for artistic expression. Created in 2012, this mixed media acrylic and spray paint artwork transforms a New York City construction zone 'No Trespassing' sign into a canvas, depicting the iconic Batman villain played by Heath Ledger in a way that both challenges and captivates the viewer. Contextualizing RD-357's Artistic Approach RD-357, an artist whose real name remains elusive in the true spirit of street art anonymity, is known for his gritty interpretations of pop culture figures on unconventional canvases. This particular artwork measures 24x24 inches and is a testament to street art's versatility, pushing beyond traditional boundaries. RD-357 draws upon the anarchic spirit of the Joker, using a symbol of law and order – a construction sign – to present an image of chaos and rebellion. The irony is palpable; the sign, which once stood as a warning against unauthorized entry, now invites viewers to engage with the art in a personal, almost aggressive manner. Symbolism and Impact in RD-357's Joker Artwork This piece is not just a portrait; it is a statement. By choosing Heath Ledger's Joker, RD-357 taps into the collective consciousness of a society fascinated by the anti-hero archetype. Ledger's portrayal of the Joker was posthumously celebrated, and his death in 2008 left a cultural imprint that RD-357 leverages in this artwork. The juxtaposition of the Joker’s figure against the backdrop of a New York construction sign speaks volumes about the chaotic undercurrents within the perceived order of urban life. The use of mixed media, with acrylic and spray paint, highlights street art's raw, visceral nature, while also paying homage to the vibrancy of pop art. The viewer is confronted with the Joker's gaze, which, coupled with the bright warning colors of the construction sign, creates an unsettling yet magnetic presence. This interaction compels the audience to contemplate the layers of meaning behind the piece – from transforming public property into a medium for personal expression to the dialogue between art and spectator that challenges societal norms and the very definition of public space. In conclusion, RD-357's Heath Ledger Joker on a New York City construction sign is an outstanding example of how street pop art can merge cultural iconography with subversive messaging. Through this piece, the artist immortalizes a beloved film character and raises questions about authority, ownership, and the role of art in public discourse. The artwork remains a one-of-a-kind testament to the power of graffiti art to redefine spaces and provoke thought long after the paint has dried.

    $2,764.00

  • RD Bold Tag Marker Original Cardboard Drawing by RD-357 Real Deal

    RD-357 Real Deal RD Bold Tag Marker Original Cardboard Drawing by RD-357 Real Deal

    RD Bold Tag Marker Original Drawing by RD-357 Real Deal on Cardboard Modern Street Pop Artwork. 2012 Signed Original Marker Cardboard Upcycled Graffiti Tag Drawing Size 16.5x7.5. Tape and Natural Creases Exist. RD-357: The Bold Lines of Street Identity RD-357, known by the moniker 'Real Deal,' is an artist whose bold tags have become a symbol of authenticity and raw expression in the street art community. His 2012 work, a signed original marker on cardboard, sized at a striking 16.5x7.5 inches, is a testament to the artist's direct approach to art-making. This piece, known simply as "RD Bold Tag," is a quintessential example of how street art conveys identity and presence. The Tag as a Signature of Existence In graffiti and street art, the tag represents more than just a name; it is the artist's signature and, often, their alter ego. It's a stamp of existence, a claim of a moment in time and space. RD-357's "RD Bold Tag" is a declaration of being, rendered in stark contrast on the humble medium of upcycled cardboard. Using discarded materials as a canvas speaks to the ethos of street art's ingenuity and resourcefulness, echoing the movement's roots in making the most out of the urban landscape.  Street Pop Art: A Dialogue with the Mainstream Street pop art, an offshoot of the broader pop art movement, takes everyday imagery and objects, recontextualizing them within the art world. RD-357's work fits snugly within this definition, as it elevates a simple tag to the status of high art by its execution and intention. Signing 'RD' across any surface is a form of pop art—taking a common element from the streets and imbuing it with a unique artistic quality. The nature of RD-357's work—its simplicity, directness, and refusal to be ignored—reflects the undercurrents that drive much of pop and street art. It is a reminder that art doesn't need to be complex to be powerful. Sometimes, a tag and a piece of cardboard are enough to make a lasting statement. "RD Bold Tag" by RD-357 encapsulates the spirit of street art in its most elemental form. It doesn't just mark a physical space; it marks a point in the artist's journey, a dot on the map of street art history. This piece serves as an example of RD-357's work and as a symbol of the street art movement's enduring legacy. This legacy continues to evolve and influence new generations of artists worldwide.

    $100.00

Original Artwork

The Essence of Original Artwork in Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork

Original artwork in Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork represents a powerful personal and cultural expression. This art form has evolved from its origins on city walls and public spaces to a significant part of the contemporary art landscape. Originality in this context is characterized by the artist's unique vision, style, and message conveyed through various mediums, including spray paint, stencils, and posters. These artists often work under pseudonyms, creating pieces that are not only visually striking but also often laden with social, political, or personal commentary.

Evolution and Significance of Original Artwork in Urban Art Forms

The evolution of original artwork within Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork is marked by its transition from underground subculture to mainstream acceptance. Early graffiti artists, starting in the 1960s and 1970s in cities like New York and Philadelphia, used their art as a form of rebellion and self-expression. This was when graffiti was not yet recognized as a legitimate art form but rather as an act of vandalism. However, as artists began to develop distinct styles and messages, the artistic value of their work gained recognition. By the late 20th century, street art and graffiti began to be celebrated in galleries and art institutions, marking a significant shift in how original artwork in this genre was perceived and valued.

Characteristics and Techniques of Original Art in Street and Pop Art

Original artwork in Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork is distinguished by its bold use of color, innovative use of space, and often provocative subject matter. Artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, and Banksy have become iconic figures known for their unique styles and the powerful messages conveyed through their art. The techniques employed in this genre vary, ranging from freehand spray painting to elaborate stenciling and mixed media. The temporary nature of street art – where a piece may be painted over or removed at any time – adds to the uniqueness and significance of each work. This transient aspect highlights the originality and authenticity central to this art form.

Impact and Future Trajectory of Original Artwork in Urban Settings

The impact of original artwork in Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork extends beyond the visual realm. It has become a tool for artists to engage with the community, comment on societal issues, and challenge the status quo. The public nature of this art form makes it accessible to a broad audience, allowing for diverse interpretations and discussions. Technology and new media will likely play an increasing role in how this art is created and experienced. However, the essence of originality, rooted in the artist's vision and commentary on the world around them, will continue to be the driving force behind this dynamic and ever-evolving art form.

The Enduring Legacy of Original Artwork in Contemporary Art Movements

The enduring legacy of original artwork in Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork is its ability to challenge perceptions, inspire change, and give voice to the voiceless. These art forms have democratized the art world, allowing artists from diverse backgrounds to share their stories and perspectives. As original artwork in these genres continues to evolve and gain recognition, it reaffirms the importance of art as a reflection of society, an agent of change, and a profound medium for personal expression. The ongoing journey of street and pop art signifies a vibrant chapter in contemporary art history, one that continues to influence and inspire artists and art enthusiasts around the globe.

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