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  • Snoopy Bad Inc Original Mixed Media Street Sign Painting by Sonic Bad

    Sonic Bad Snoopy Bad Inc Original Mixed Media Street Sign Painting by Sonic Bad

    Snoopy Bad INC is an original mixed-media graffiti artist—modern pop art on real metal street signs Sonic Bad. 2015 Signed Original Spray Paint Mixed Media on Tin Metal Security Sign. Sonic BAD INC Snoopy Bad INC Artwork Size 14x10 Depicting Peanuts Red Barron Snoopy & Woodstock Bomber Stylistic Graffiti Holding Pistol Gun with Security Camera and Snowman. Sonic Bad's Unique Blend of Iconography: Snoopy Bad INC Sonic Bad's "Snoopy Bad INC" is a striking work that marries the notion of classic comic characters with the gritty edge of street art, showcasing the artist's skill in blending pop culture references with a streetwise aesthetic. The 2015 piece is a mixed media work on tin metal, utilizing spray paint to bring vibrant life to an otherwise mundane security sign. Measuring 14x10 inches, this signed original work presents a version of the beloved Peanuts characters, Snoopy and Woodstock, reimagined as rebellious icons in a stylistic graffiti interpretation. Interpreting Street Narratives through Pop Culture Lenses Sonic Bad, an artist renowned for pushing the boundaries of street pop art, infuses "Snoopy Bad INC" with layers of meaning. By depicting the Red Baron Snoopy and a bomber, Woodstock holding a pistol gun, juxtaposed with a security camera and a snowman, the artwork comments on the surveillance state and the loss of innocence in contemporary society. The playful imagery contrasts with the underlying message about security, surveillance, and the militarization of everyday life. The transformation of familiar, comforting figures into agents of anarchy or resistance is a common theme in modern pop art and graffiti, where the recontextualization of well-known images challenges viewers' perceptions and expectations. Sonic Bad's portrayal invites reflection on how innocence and playfulness can be corrupted by societal control and violence. Crafting Commentary on Canvas and Metal The choice of a metal street sign as the canvas for "Snoopy Bad INC" is particularly resonant, suggesting a subversion of authority and a claim to the public space typically dictated by such signs. Sonic Bad's adaptation of the sign, a symbol designed to regulate and warn, into a piece of art underscores a reclaiming of agency, turning a tool of control into a medium for free expression. The use of mixed media in "Snoopy Bad INC" highlights Sonic Bad's versatility as an artist. Spray paint, a staple in graffiti art, brings an urban feel to the work. At the same time, incorporating other media adds texture and depth, creating a piece that is visually arresting and thought-provoking. The artwork stands as a testament to the power of street art to transform everyday objects and icons into profound statements. Sonic Bad's Artistic Evolution and Impact "Snoopy Bad INC" exemplifies Sonic Bad's evolution as an artist and his impact on street pop art and graffiti. His ability to weave together elements of popular culture, street art stylings, and social commentary places him among the leading figures in the genre, capable of sparking conversation and challenging societal norms. The piece is a vibrant addition to the discourse of street art, reflecting the genre's capacity to adapt and evolve. Sonic Bad's work, through pieces like "Snoopy Bad INC," continues to influence and inspire, ensuring the relevance and vitality of street pop art in a changing cultural landscape. The legacy of such art lies in its capacity to engage, provoke, and endure, much like the artist behind the creation.

    $706.00

  • Sale -25% Splash Untitled Graffiti Deck Painting by Sonic Bad x MadHaterz Bad Crew

    Sonic Bad Splash Untitled Graffiti Deck Painting by Sonic Bad x MadHaterz Bad Crew

    Splash Untitled Graffiti Deck Original Spray Paint And Mixed Media Skateboard Deck Art By Street Pop Culture Artist Sonic Bad x Madhaterz Bad Crew. 2010 Signed Sonic Bad Original Graffiti Art Deck Splash Untitled Graffiti Skateboard Deck By Madhaterz Bad Crew Spray Paint & Markers On A Well-worn Deck Graffiti.  Sonic Bad x Madhaterz Bad Crew's Graffiti Narratives on Skate Decks In street pop art and graffiti artwork, transforming everyday objects into pieces of cultural commentary is commonplace. Madhaterz Bad Crew, which surfaces in underground art circles, has taken this practice to new levels with the 'Splash Untitled Graffiti Deck.' This original spray paint and mixed media skateboard deck art created in 2010 is a testament to street art's fluid boundaries and raw, expressive potential. The 'Splash Untitled Graffiti Deck' by Sonic Bad x Madhaterz Bad Crew is a vibrant collage of colors, symbols, and letters that are hallmarks of classic graffiti art. The piece showcases the distinctive style of graffiti writing, where letters morph into elaborate forms that transcend readability and enter the realm of visual spectacle. Each curve and line is charged with energy, indicative of the motion and dynamism inherent in skateboarding and street art culture. Madhaterz Bad Crew employs a combination of spray paint and markers, materials that are deeply rooted in the graffiti tradition. The interplay of these mediums on the well-worn surface of the skateboard deck highlights the artist's dedication to authenticity and lived experience. The deck itself, scuffed and used, contributes to the artwork's narrative, suggesting a life and history that parallels the transient and often ephemeral nature of graffiti itself. Exploring the Cultural Context of the Graffiti Skate Decks Skateboarding culture and graffiti have long been intertwined, both seen as forms of street-level expression that challenge mainstream norms and celebrate individuality. By applying the graffiti aesthetic to a skateboard deck, Sonic Bad x Madhaterz Bad Crew fuses these two worlds and comments on the commodification of rebellion and the commercialization of street culture. Once a functional tool for transportation and tricks, the deck becomes a mobile canvas that carries the artist's message wherever it goes. The splash of colors and the intricate designs serve as a visual lexicon of street pop art, where the message is not always direct but is always felt. The piece does not shy away from the gritty origins of its art form, proudly displaying signs of wear and tear. This authenticity is central to the work's impact, grounding it in reality while allowing it to serve as a piece of visual poetry. The 'Splash Untitled Graffiti Deck' is more than just an object; it is a snapshot of the cultural zeitgeist of the early 21st century, encapsulating the spirit of defiance and creativity that defines street pop art. The artwork symbolizes the unyielding force of urban artistic expression and its ability to infuse everyday objects with profound meaning. Madhaterz Bad Crew, whose real identity, like many street artists, is shielded from public knowledge, embodies the anonymous heroism often celebrated in street art circles. The artwork continues to resonate with fans of skate culture and graffiti, serving as a reminder of the power of art to transform, confront, and engage. In the 'Splash Untitled Graffiti Deck,' Sonic Bad x Madhaterz Bad Crew has created a piece that is a visual feast and a cultural artifact that speaks to the heart of what it means to be a creator in the urban landscape. It is a celebration of street art's raw, untamed energy and its indelible mark on popular culture.

    $1,151.00$863.00

  • 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

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

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

    Sidewalk Closed- Wood Original Mixed Media Graffiti Artist Modern Pop Art on Real Street Sign by Sonic Bad. 2018 Signed Original Spray Paint & Mixed Media on Wooden New York City NYC Sidewalk Closed Vintage Sign Artwork Size 21.5x11.5 The Artistic Alchemy of Sonic Bad: Reimagining Public Notices Sonic Bad's 'Sidewalk Closed - Wood' is an exemplary showcase of modern pop art manifested through the lens of street sensibilities and graffiti culture. Created in 2018, this signed original piece is a vibrant declaration of the transformative power inherent in street pop art and graffiti artwork. The fusion of spray paint and mixed media on a wooden canvas that once served as a New York City sidewalk sign encapsulates the artist's penchant for repurposing the functional into the visually extraordinary. Technique and Symbolism in Sonic Bad's Work The artwork, measuring 21.5x11.5 inches, is a testament to Sonic Bad's mastery over mixed media. The piece harmoniously integrates the textures of wood with the fluidity of spray paint, achieving a layered effect that adds depth and complexity to the composition. The choice of a 'Sidewalk Closed' sign is significant; it takes an object that signifies obstruction and transforms it into a portal of creative expression, thus inviting reflection on the role of public space and the rules that govern it. Sonic Bad's approach to the sign is subversive yet playful, disrupting its original intent and engaging viewers in a dialogue about the accessibility of art and public communication. The vibrant color palette and intricate design work serve to capture the gaze and provoke thought, a hallmark of effective street pop art. The way the letterforms and characters are interwoven with the sign's warning embodies a kind of artistic alchemy, turning the mundane into the magical. Impact and Reception of Sonic Bad's Street Sign Artwork The 'Sidewalk Closed - Wood' piece by Sonic Bad does not simply occupy space; it commands attention and interaction. Its existence in a gallery or a private collection continues to challenge perceptions of street art's place within the art world hierarchy. Sonic Bad's work is celebrated for its unabashed embrace of street art aesthetics while simultaneously pushing the boundaries of what such art can communicate and how it is perceived. Sonic Bad, an artist who remains an enigmatic figure in the graffiti art scene, utilizes anonymity as a tool, allowing the work to speak for itself. The artist's contributions to street pop art are measured by the vibrancy of the pieces left in public view and the conversations they ignite. The influence of such work extends beyond the streets, infiltrating popular culture and challenging traditional art's status quo. Sonic Bad's Legacy in Street Pop Art Sonic Bad's 'Sidewalk Closed - Wood' is not merely a piece of reclaimed street furniture but a microcosm of street art's potential to redefine the aesthetics of urban living. This work stands as a cultural artifact, a piece of New York City's story told through the eyes of a street artist. Sonic Bad's legacy is enshrined in every color splash and line twist, a testament to the enduring allure and social commentary of street pop art and graffiti artwork. The legacy of artists like Sonic Bad is often measured by the endurance of their work in the public imagination and their ability to inspire future generations of artists. By turning a sidewalk sign into a canvas, Sonic Bad has not only altered the sign's trajectory but also contributed to the narrative of street art as a form of modern pop art. This piece will continue to be a point of reference for discussions about the interplay between public space and artistic freedom, embodying the spirit of street art that refuses to be sidelined.

    $1,842.00$1,382.00

  • Blackbook Untitled Original Graffiti Drawing by Sen2 Blackbook Untitled Original Graffiti Drawing by Sen2

    Sen2 Blackbook Untitled Original Graffiti Drawing by Sen2

    Blackbook Untitled Drawing Original Mixed Media Painting Art on Art Paper by Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Artist Sen2. 2005 Signed Sen2 "Untitled" Blackbook Drawing Framed Ink Marker Pencil Graffiti Framed Artwork Size 25.5x19

    $977.00

  • Sale -25% Peoples Power Original Stencil Spray Paint Wood Panel Painting by Icy & Sot

    Icy & Sot Peoples Power Original Stencil Spray Paint Wood Panel Painting by Icy & Sot

    Peoples Power Original Painting Mixed Media Stencil & Spray Paint on Cut Out Wood Panel by Icy & Sot Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2015 Signed Original Spray Paint & Stencil Painting on Cut-Out Wood Artwork Size 21x46 "Life Size" "American Dream is inspired by the homeless guy holding ag Starbucks cup and asking for money. There are a lot of homeless people in New York, but they are invisible in between skyscrapers. We painted him bigger than the Empire State Building so he can be noticed more." - Icy &. Sot Decoding the Visual Language of 'People's Power' The artwork titled 'People's Power' by the street artist duo Icy & Sot is a striking example of modern pop art that interweaves the raw intensity of graffiti with the engaging allure of stencil work. Created in 2015, this original piece was meticulously crafted using mixed media, predominantly stencil and spray paint, on a cut-out wood panel. The artists' choice of materials and their technique tell of their deep roots in the traditions of street pop art and graffiti artwork, where the use of spray paint is iconic, and stencils allow for sharp, repeatable imagery that can be rapidly executed in the often tricky environments of public spaces. Artistic Expression on Social Realities 'People's Power' resonates with the ethos of street art by boldly tackling socio-political themes. Icy & Sot's work often reflects a keen awareness of contemporary issues; this piece is no exception. The narrative behind the 'American Dream' — the inspiration for 'People's Power' — stems from the artist's observation of a homeless individual in New York City, cradling a Starbucks cup while begging for money. This poignant scene, set against the backdrop of towering skyscrapers, sparked the creation of an artwork that seeks to amplify the presence of the often overlooked and marginalized figures in urban landscapes. The Symbolic Imagery of 'People's Power' In 'People's Power,' the central figure is depicted as larger than life, overshadowing the iconic Empire State Building. This artistic choice elevates the subject, literally and figuratively, granting him a visibility that is usually denied in real life. The mixed crowd surrounding the central figure appears to be in solidarity, suggesting a collective uprising or a unified stand against societal issues. The vibrant colors splashed across the face of the central figure add a sense of vitality and perhaps a glimmer of hope amidst the stark black and white of the crowd. Technique and Form in Icy & Sot's Creative Process The technical prowess of Icy & Sot is evident in the stencil work's precision and the spray paint's controlled chaos. By opting for a wood panel as the substrate, the artists step away from the transient nature of street walls, allowing 'People's Power' to exist as a portable manifesto of their artistic and ideological stance. The cut-out form of the artwork disrupts the conventional rectangular canvas, giving the piece an almost sculptural presence that echoes the three-dimensional experience of encountering street art in the wild. Contextualizing 'People's Power' Within Street Pop Art 'People's Power' is more than a visually captivating piece; it is a cultural artifact that encapsulates the spirit of street pop art. Icy & Sot have successfully harnessed the expressive potential of graffiti artwork to communicate with a broad audience, transcending linguistic and cultural barriers. The artwork's accessibility is crucial to its impact, following the tradition of street art that speaks directly to the public, unfiltered by the gatekeeping norms of traditional galleries and museums. Impact and Legacy of 'People's Power' The legacy of 'People's Power' lies in its ability to confront and converse with its audience about uncomfortable truths. As with many seminal works in the street pop art genre, this piece's value is amplified by its relevance to contemporary societal discourses. Icy & Sot's commitment to addressing the uncomfortable facets of modernity is what positions 'People's Power' as not only an object of aesthetic admiration but also as a beacon of social consciousness in the realm of modern art.

    $4,768.00$3,576.00

  • Space Is Only Noise That You Can See Original Mixed Media Painting by Ellen Rutt

    Ellen Rutt Space Is Only Noise That You Can See Original Mixed Media Painting by Ellen Rutt

    Space Is Only Noise That You Can See Original Painting Mixed Media on Wood by Ellen Rutt Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. "Small Victories is a collection of moments. Those times, in young adult life in particular, when seemingly insignificant actions feel like big accomplishments that only you can truly appreciate-- Eating spinach twice in one day; remembering to floss; driving home sober; getting up on time for work after only two hours of sleep. The experienced simultaneity of the mundane and the meaningful, the trivial and the triumphant.These mixed media collage works are a brief exploration of those experiences through color, texture, and pattern. Behind the often abstract geometric compositions, there is always an underlying intimacy. Through a combination of digital and physical art-making techniques, my work continues to explore the relationship between art and design, as well as the influence that computers have on both what I make and how I think." - Ellen Rutt

    $726.00

  • Old Souls Revisited 13 Original Laser Cut Painting by Malt

    Malt Old Souls Revisited 13 Original Laser Cut Painting by Malt

    Old Souls Revisited 13 Original Hand-Painted Multiple on Laser Cut Wood Panel ready to hang by Malt Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. "Old Souls Revisited was a long, grueling, and challenging project that I would not have any other way. This series was a way to push me, but also be a one-man sweatshop wrapped up in one. Looking at the series now that is completely done, I couldn't be more stoked! When I had the idea for this new series of woodcuts I wanted to do a few different images and sizes from the last series. After getting all the blanks back to the studio and laying them out I was super overwhelmed considering every piece is 100% hand-painted and had to be done individually." - Malt

    $890.00

  • Sale -25% Turk Street AP01 Original Spray Paint Painting by Apexer

    Apexer Turk Street AP01 Original Spray Paint Painting by Apexer

    Turk Street AP 01 Original Painting Spray Paint Aerosol on Coventry Rag Fine Art Paper by Apexer Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. "When I paint on the street I like to have fun. I'm always trying new ideas out that turn into more ideas. In this painting, I wanted to have two drastically different fill-in styles. So the top half is a classic fill of mine and in the bottom half, I play with the idea of different color chrome effects. It was a fun piece to paint in the heart of San Francisco. This piece is all part of my artistic vocabulary. This particular one says apex and I was painting in the super burner style, but I was really trying to push the ideas of color and style." - Apexer

    $1,220.00$915.00

  • Sale -25% Lady With Sphinx Original Oil on Linen Painting by Aaron Nagel

    Aaron Nagel Lady With Sphinx Original Oil on Linen Painting by Aaron Nagel

    Lady With Sphinx Original Painting Oil On Linen Mounted To Wood With Frame by Aaron Nagel Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2015 Signed Original Oil Painting Framed by Aaron Negal Measuring 26x30 "'Lady With a Sphinx" was humbly modeled after the Leonardo DaVinci painting, "Lady With An Ermine." It is my second attempt at a painting modeled after a classic, the first being my version (of Bouguereau’s version) of the Piéta. I have always liked "Lady With An Ermine;" the lighting on the figure, the stark background, the lettering in the upper left-hand corner, and of course, the Ermine (because what the fuck is an ermine?!)Trying to get the reference photo looking similar was a challenge, but an enjoyable one, as I never have a concrete idea of how I want a reference to look, so there tends to be a lot of trial and error. This time, I messed with it until the pose and lighting were right, then just took a few hundred pictures there, with very subtle pose and expression changes. This piece was painted for the “Three Figures” exhibition at Maxwell Alexander Gallery in June of 2014. It was a 3-man show, with Jeremy Mann, Sean Cheetham, and myself. They are two of my favorite artists, so it was a huge honor to show with them." - Aaron Nagel

    $8,665.00$6,499.00

  • From The Ground Up Round 2- #22 - Sprayed Paint Art Collection

    Meggs From The Ground Up Round 2 #22 Original HPM Painting Print by Meggs

    From The Ground Up Round 2- #22 Original Hand-Painted Multiple 2-Color Screen Print on Reclaimed Wood ready to hang by Meggs Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2015 From The Ground Up Round 2 #22 Original HPM Painting Print by Meggs Ready To Hang Meggs Adapting his street art and graffiti to fine art has granted Meggs extensive opportunities to travel, professionally exhibit his work, and participate in mural festivals around the globe. His street art and gallery works are recognized nationally and internationally in cities such as Melbourne, Sydney, London, San Francisco, Paris, Tokyo, Hawai‘i, Mexico, Los Angeles, and Hong Kong. Meggs’ artworks are included in the permanent paper collections of the National Gallery of Australia and the Victoria & Albert Museum of London.

    $577.00

  • The End Of The End HPM Wood Stencil Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    Denial- Daniel Bombardier The End Of The End HPM Wood Stencil Print by Denial- Daniel Bombardier

    The End Of The End Original Hand-Painted Multiple Spray Paint Aerosol on Framed Birch Wood Panel ready to hang by Denial Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2016 Signed & Numbered HPM Limited Edition of 10 Artwork Size 24x36 DENIAL is a Canadian artist whose work critiques consumerism and the human condition. Though based in Windsor Ontario, DENIAL spends much of the year traveling and exhibiting throughout Canada and the USA, having done solo shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, New York, Toronto, and Vancouver. Denial has evolved as one the most prominent figures of contemporary pop artists, who nonetheless, continue to stay relevant and is interested in generating thought-provoking commentary. He has a long history of exploring the boundaries of appropriation, which he uses as a means of subverting the value of cultural products, imprinted in the collective memory of the Western civilization. His work, in other words, is inviting the viewer to re-imagine our dystopian society as a way of confronting it, with humor and irony as the biggest tools of the artist.

    $3,453.00

  • Psychedelic Spiral 01 HPM Spray Paint Wood Print by Tavar Zawacki- Above

    Tavar Zawacki- Above Psychedelic Spiral 01 HPM Spray Paint Wood Print by Tavar Zawacki- Above

    Psychedelic Spiral- 01 Original Hand-Painted Multiple Spray Paint, Ink Mixed Media on Laser Cut Wood Panel ready to hang by Tavar Zawacki (Above) Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. "The Psychedelic series were made in conjunction with my recent solo exhibition Remix. All of the Psychedelic series was designed with an emphasis on a sharp visual contrast. It's similar to 'Op-art' (Optical Art) which makes your eyes trip out. It's an effect that alters your perception as if you were on Psychedelic drugs. Some of the Psychedelic designs I made were featured in Remix, and some of them I created specifically for this series. This particular 'Sunset Strip' design I made with more complexity for my solo exhibition Remix. The Remix exhibition was about interchanging and swapping different cut patterns of the same design, in different colors to achieve the final piece. The Psychedelic series achieves a similar effect but in a more basic style of blocking out colors and allowing the negative space to reveal itself." - Above

    $906.00

  • Psychedelic Fusion 03 HPM Spray Paint Wood Print by Tavar Zawacki- Above

    Tavar Zawacki- Above Psychedelic Fusion 03 HPM Spray Paint Wood Print by Tavar Zawacki- Above

    Psychedelic Fusion- 03 Original Hand-Painted Multiple Spray Paint, Ink Mixed Media on Laser Cut Wood Panel ready to hang by Tavar Zawacki (Above) Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. "The Psychedelic series were made in conjunction with my recent solo exhibition Remix. All of the Psychedelic series was designed with an emphasis on a sharp visual contrast. It's similar to 'Op-art' (Optical Art) which makes your eyes trip out. It's an effect that alters your perception as if you were on Psychedelic drugs. Some of the Psychedelic designs I made were featured in Remix, and some of them I created specifically for this series. This particular 'Sunset Strip' design I made with more complexity for my solo exhibition Remix. The Remix exhibition was about interchanging and swapping different cut patterns of the same design, in different colors to achieve the final piece. The Psychedelic series achieves a similar effect but in a more basic style of blocking out colors and allowing the negative space to reveal itself." - Above

    $906.00

  • Sale -25% Titanium, Grease & Leather Original Painting by Ron Zakrin

    Ron Zakrin Titanium, Grease & Leather Original Painting by Ron Zakrin

    Titanium, Grease & Leather Original Painting Acrylic & Canvas in Custom Frame by Ron Zakrin Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2015 Signed Original Painting 22x33 Ron Zakrin has been an ever-present creative force in Detroit since the mid-nineties when he emerged on to the underground electronic music set with paintings that provided a visual counterpart to the Detroit sound that was taking the world by storm. Since those early days Ron's work has expanded in scope and scale; no longer strictly focused on man and his relationship with technology, Zakrin probes the veins of society and explores the nature of man, love, and loss. Zakrin lives in Detroit Michigan, where he was born and works daily.

    $1,778.00$1,334.00

  • Sale -25% Praxis Of Confusion Blue Original Acrylic & Laser Cut Wood 3D Painting by Kwest

    Kwest Praxis Of Confusion Blue Original Acrylic & Laser Cut Wood 3D Painting by Kwest

    Praxis Of Confusion- Blue Original Painting Acrylic & Cut Wood Assemblage by Kwest Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. Kwest was born and raised in Toronto, Canada starting his art career as a graffiti artist in the early 1990s. For over twenty years he has been active in developing a unique and complex style of lettering that he can call his own, a fluid and tight mechanical typography that appears to be born of the very structures he chose to paint them on. His primary canvas has been freight trains and he has painted well over 5000 individual works of art, relinquishing any hold on them as soon as they are completed, destined to travel the vast web of rails that crisscross North America. It is thru his solitary practice of working rapidly in an outdoor environment that Kwest has fine-tuned his visual language and similarly gained recognition and respect from his peers.

    $6,499.00$4,874.00

  • Sale -25% Praxis Of Confusion Red Original Acrylic & Laser Cut Wood 3D Painting by Kwest

    Kwest Praxis Of Confusion Red Original Acrylic & Laser Cut Wood 3D Painting by Kwest

    Praxis Of Confusion- Red Original Painting Acrylic & Cut Wood Assemblage by Kwest Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. Kwest was born and raised in Toronto, Canada starting his art career as a graffiti artist in the early 1990s. For over twenty years he has been active in developing a unique and complex style of lettering that he can call his own, a fluid and tight mechanical typography that appears to be born of the very structures he chose to paint them on. His primary canvas has been freight trains and he has painted well over 5000 individual works of art, relinquishing any hold on them as soon as they are completed, destined to travel the vast web of rails that crisscross North America. It is thru his solitary practice of working rapidly in an outdoor environment that Kwest has fine-tuned his visual language and similarly gained recognition and respect from his peers.

    $6,499.00$4,874.00

  • Sale -25% Someday Baby 04 Original Silkscreen Painting by Greg Gossel

    Greg Gossel Someday Baby 04 Original Silkscreen Painting by Greg Gossel

    Someday Baby- 04 Original Painting Mixed-Media Silkscreen Ink, Acrylic, Spray Paint & Collage on 250gsm Fine Art Paper by Greg Gossel Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. Someday Baby 04 Original Silkscreen Painting by Greg Gossel "This series is inspired by a recent trip to Kyoto, Japan. Throughout my time in Japan, I visited a number of vintage book shops and second-hand stores, collecting a variety of graphic novels, songbooks, magazines, old newspapers, and maps. Upon returning to my studio I used these materials as not only image and type references for this new body of work, but also physical collage elements incorporated into each piece. The heavily layered imagery and vibrant color palette of this hand-printed series reflects the rich tradition and lively culture I experienced during my stay in Japan." - Greg Gossel

    $1,011.00$758.00

  • Thriller Original Spray Paint Wood Painting by Shark Toof

    Shark Toof Thriller Original Spray Paint Wood Painting by Shark Toof

    Thriller Original Painting Acrylic, House Paint & Aerosol on Cradled Wood by Shark Toof Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2015 Signed Orignal Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting Artwork Size 24x36 The Artistic Fusion of Shark Toof's 'Thriller' "Thriller," an original painting by Shark Toof, is a dynamic foray into graffiti street art and modern pop art. Crafted in 2015, this mixed media artwork—acrylic, house paint, and aerosol on cradled wood—displays Shark Toof's signature blend of street influence and acceptable art discipline. The piece, measuring 24x36 inches, is signed by the artist, providing authenticity to this vibrant representation of his multifaceted style. Shark Toof, recognized for his powerful visual statements in the street art community, brings his graffiti roots to the forefront in this piece. His work is not confined to the traditional expectations of pop art; instead, it ventures into a realm where iconoclasm meets iconography. In "Thriller," the influence of street art is palpable, with the raw energy of graffiti translating into a structured yet spirited composition on wood. Shark Toof's approach to his work reflects a conscious decision to merge his established voice with a playful irreverence, challenging the viewer to consider the icons of our time and their mutable significance. The artwork encapsulates Shark Toof's philosophy that art should not always be taken too seriously, suggesting that there is power in subverting one's creations. This notion of 'vandalizing' one's icons is a commentary on the impermanence of fame and the fluidity of cultural symbols in our society. This blend of introspection and external commentary positions "Thriller" within a unique space in contemporary art. Shark Toof and the Do-It-Yourself Ethos of Street Art Shark Toof's preference for Detroit as a backdrop for his creative process tells of his affinity for the do-it-yourself, or DIY, ethos often associated with street art. His connection to the city, known for its prosperous industry and innovation history, mirrors his artistic journey. In Detroit, a city that has experienced grandeur and grit, Shark Toof finds a kindred spirit—a landscape that is both a canvas and a catalyst for creativity. "Thriller" embodies this DIY spirit not only in its creation but also in its presentation. Using cradled wood as a substrate is a nod to the makeshift surfaces often employed in street art, where any space or material can become the foundation for expression. Shark Toof's choice of materials—house paint and aerosol—further echoes the vernacular of street art, where the medium's immediacy matches the message's urgency. Shark Toof's "Thriller" celebrates the evolving narrative of street pop art and graffiti artwork. His work is a testament to street art's power to transcend its urban origins and find resonance in a gallery setting. Through his bold use of color, form, and medium, Shark Toof continues challenging and redefining what it means to be a street artist in the contemporary art world. His work is a dialogue with the viewer, an invitation to explore the deeper meanings behind the images we see and the icons we create.

    $3,224.00

  • Sale -25% Consistency 5 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Consistency 5 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Consistency- 5 Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic, Mixed Media on Cradled Wood Panel by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. In recent years Cope2 has been commissioned by Time Magazine, Converse, Adidas among others. His work has even crossed into the virtual realm with appearances in video games such as Mark Eckos: Getting up and Rockstar Games: Grand Theft Auto IV. During the mid-1990s Cope2 started slowly transitioning from the streets to the art scene of the galleries. At that time, street art was not as popular as it is in our days and the general public’s idea of it was still inextricably connected to ghettos, drug dealing, etc. The artist has never hidden his troubling past and avoids idealizing it, as a way to enhance his career and artistic persona. On the contrary, he mentions the following: “Oh man, there’s nothing to be proud of in hustling, but I had my first child at the age of 16, my son. So I had to make money to support him and his mother.

    $2,124.00$1,593.00

  • Sale -25% Bucket Head #4 Spray Paint Can - Sprayed Paint Art Collection Bucket Head #4 Spray Paint Can - Sprayed Paint Art Collection

    Ron Zakrin Bucket Head #4 Paint Can Sculpture by Ron Zakrin

    Bucket Head #4 Original Mixed-Media, Acrylic, Metal, Spraypaint Sculpture Artwork on Real Vintage Paint Can with reclaimed elements by graffiti street artist modern pop artist Ron Zakrin. “This exhibition looks to both the recent past -- how technical advances in the music industry shaped a generation -- and to the near future for motifs and possible outcomes due to developments in artificial intelligence. This expansive body of work tells a story of adaptation and the integration of technology.” - Ron Zakrin

    $1,423.00$1,067.00

  • Sale -25% Collateral Damage Original Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting by Risk Rock

    Risk Rock Collateral Damage Original Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting by Risk Rock

    Collateral Damage Original Painting Mixed-Media Spray Paint, Acrylic on Heavy Paper by Risk Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. Collateral Damage, 2018 - Own a Risk original! Original (spray paint, acrylic on heavy paper) Size: 22x30 Inches Date Made: 2018 Original work – Each unique, one of a kind, hand-signed.

    $2,345.00$1,759.00

  • Processed and Enriched Oil Painiting by Dave Pollot Processed and Enriched Oil Painiting by Dave Pollot

    Dave Pollot Processed and Enriched Oil Painiting by Dave Pollot

    Processed and Enriched Original Painting Oil on Found Art Canvas by Dave Pollot Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. ‘Processed and Enriched’-Original oil on found art by Dave Pollot- Background is a framed painting on canvas- Signed in oil by Artist-Includes signed Measures 17.5 x 24″ including frame

    $3,500.00

  • 1 • 12 • 5 • 24 Original Spray Paint Canvas Painting by Eddie Colla

    Eddie Colla 1 • 12 • 5 • 24 Original Spray Paint Canvas Painting by Eddie Colla

    1 • 12 • 5 • 24 Original Painting Mixed Media on Canvas by Eddie Colla Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2017 SIgned Original Acrylic & Spraypaint on Ready To Hang Canvas Artwork Size 18x24 "Through this, we hold steadfast when our challenge was to turn fate not to be victorious that possibility evaporated did not we endure together and often alone for all of us for tomorrow and yesterday and for what could've been and is and for what is and might well be lest we forget each of us and used memory and failing and standing when standing was all there was." -Eddie

    $927.00

  • Sale -25% Cacophony Laser Cut Acrylic Archival Print by Eddie Colla

    Eddie Colla Cacophony Laser Cut Acrylic Archival Print by Eddie Colla

    Cacophony Hand-Painted Multiple Archival Pigment Print on 3 Tiers of Laser-Cut Acrylic Panel ready to hang by Eddie Colla Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2020 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 25 Laser Cut Acrylic Artwork Size 18x18 "The Goldfish Girl was created almost a decade ago. I often revisit it, and she has been the longest continuing character I've created. I often write backstories for these characters to help me create the pieces, but they are generally never shared with the viewer. The Goldfish Girl was born in mainland China and raised mostly by a single father. Her mother passed away when she was 18 months old from cancer. She was often very ill as a child and was eventually diagnosed with a compromised immune system disorder, although a precise diagnosis was never given. This is the reason for always wearing the mask and gloves. Her father bred Goldfish for a living and taught her that trade as a kid. They worked side by side and rarely had visitors because of her condition. Often being extremely ill and also losing her mother made her childhood difficult. As most children do, she tried to find a reason for her misfortune, a reason for why all this had happened to her and her father. Eventually, she believed that her illness and her mother's cancer were punishment by nature. A curse for toying with nature by breeding goldfish. Eventually, her father passed away as well. Needing to make a living and also to taunt fate she illegally immigrated to Hong Kong. There is a famous goldfish market in Mong Kok on Tung Choi street, but it's commonly called goldfish street. With a compromised immune system the most dangerous thing to her was other people. As a challenge to fate, she moved to one of the most densely populated cities in the world. She got a stall on Tung Choi Street. This is her challenge, to taunt fate and win, becoming the master of her own fate. These images are vignettes of her life in Hong Kong. I've never given the character a name. Sometimes she is pictured with a boombox because music becomes a central companion to her mostly solitary life. In the piece Cacophony I wanted her to literally be surrounded by the city. In some way, I think I tried to create a character that embodied a lot of traits I aspire to. To remind me.” - Eddie Colla

    $1,599.00$1,199.00

  • Spray Can Krylon Pink I Original Cardboard Sculpture by Bill Barminski

    Bill Barminski Spray Can Krylon Pink I Original Cardboard Sculpture by Bill Barminski

    Spray Can- Krylon- Pink I Original Mixed-Media Spray Paint Acrylic on Cardboard Sculpture Artwork by graffiti street artist modern pop artist Bill Barminski. 2020 Signed Dupont Spray Paint Can Made of Cardboard and Hand Painted Original. "Please enjoy this set of artworks created during the lockdown. Even the Cyclops are wearing a mask these days. Since I work in my home studio my day-to-day is very much the same - except for the overarching sense of doom we all feel. But that’s why I make art - to escape that. I always feel better when I’m making things. Enjoy." -Bill Barminski

    $577.00

  • Sale -25% Double Sided Exit Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo Double Sided Exit Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Double Sided Exit Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Double-Sided Exit Sign Art Mixed Media on MTA Signage Painting Artwork by street pop culture artist 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. The beginning of the new millennium found Cope2 in a different place in his career, as he started focusing more and more on ways to establish himself in the art scene of galleries and museums. Even though the artist had started working on canvas much earlier than the 2000s, it was then that he made this dynamic twist and agreed to exhibit indoors systematically. Whether you see graffiti as an expressive and lively form of art or as a form of irresponsible vandalism, one thing is certain; in recent years it has captured the attention of the general population to the world’s biggest galleries.

    $5,415.00$4,061.00

  • Sale -25% 2 7 Avenue Line OTboys Silver Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo 2 7 Avenue Line OTboys Silver Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    2 7 Avenue Line OTboys- Silver Sign Art Mixed Media on MTA Signage Painting Artwork by street pop culture artist 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.

    $5,415.00$4,061.00

  • Video Surveillance 12x18 II Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Video Surveillance 12x18 II Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Video Surveillance 12x18- II Original Mixed Media Painting graffiti artist modern pop art on Real Metal Street Sign by Cope2. 2020 Signed Original Spray Paint Painting Bubble Letter on Real Metal Street Sign Artwork Size 12x18. This Area is Under 24 Hour Surveillance Sign.  

    $890.00

  • Graffiti Is A Crime 12x18 I Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Graffiti Is A Crime 12x18 I Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Graffiti Is A Crime 12x18- I Original Mixed Media Painting graffiti artist modern pop art on Real Metal Street Sign by Cope2. 2020 Signed Original Spray Paint Painting Bubble Letter on Real Metal Street Sign Artwork Size 12x18. Graffiti Is A Crime Sign. Graffiti as a Form of Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork Graffiti, often perceived as a rebellious or illegal act, has gradually evolved into a recognized form of art, gaining substantial attention in the realm of modern pop and street art. This transformation is vividly exemplified by the work of renowned graffiti artist Cope2. His piece titled "Graffiti Is A Crime 12x18-I Original Mixed Media Painting" is a striking representation of this evolution. Created in 2020, this artwork is not just a mere expression of street culture but a significant icon in the graffiti art world. It stands out as a signed original spray paint painting, featuring bubble letters on a real metal street sign. Measuring 12x18 inches, this piece encapsulates the essence of street pop art and graffiti artwork, blending the raw energy of street art with the sophistication of modern pop art. The choice of a real metal street sign as the canvas for this artwork speaks volumes about the artist's intention to blur the lines between what is considered legal and illegal, art and vandalism. By transforming a symbol of authority and regulation, a street sign, into a piece of art, Cope2 challenges the conventional perceptions of graffiti. This act of repurposing a street sign, an object typically associated with law and order, into a canvas for graffiti, traditionally viewed as a form of rebellion, creates a powerful contrast and commentary on the societal views of art and expression. The Cultural Significance of Graffiti in Modern Art The artwork "Graffiti Is A Crime" is not just a physical piece of art; it's a statement about the cultural and societal impact of graffiti. Historically, graffiti has been associated with underground movements, often being a tool for the voiceless to express their opinions and emotions. However, as seen through the works of artists like Cope2, graffiti has transcended these boundaries, finding its way into the world of high art and becoming a celebrated form of creative expression. This metamorphosis of graffiti from vandalism to a respected art form is significant in understanding the dynamics of modern art. It reflects the evolving attitudes towards what constitutes art and who gets to define it. By incorporating elements of pop culture, graffiti artists have brought a new dimension to the art world, one that resonates with a broader audience and reflects contemporary societal themes. This shift has not only given graffiti artists like Cope2 a platform to showcase their talent but has also prompted a reevaluation of street art's role in the broader context of art history. Impact on the Perception of Street Art and Graffiti The significance of "Graffiti Is A Crime" and similar works in the context of street pop art and graffiti artwork lies in their ability to challenge and redefine the boundaries of traditional art. These pieces are not just expressions of individual creativity but are also powerful tools for social commentary. They represent a form of artistic democracy, where the street becomes a gallery, accessible to all, and not just the elite few. This democratization of art through graffiti challenges traditional art paradigms and encourages a more inclusive understanding of what art can be. Moreover, the increasing acceptance and celebration of graffiti art in galleries and art exhibitions signify a cultural shift. It represents a growing recognition of the artistic value and social commentary embedded in these works. The journey of graffiti from the streets to the galleries is a testament to the changing perceptions of what is considered legitimate art. It highlights the importance of context, medium, and message in the world of art, proving that creativity knows no bounds and that art can emerge from the most unexpected places. The artwork "Graffiti Is A Crime" by Cope2 is a pivotal piece in the narrative of street pop art and graffiti artwork. It encapsulates the essence of graffiti's journey from the fringes to the forefront of modern art. This piece is not just a representation of artistic skill but a symbol of cultural evolution, challenging perceptions, and redefining the boundaries of art. As such, it holds a special place in the history of modern art, symbolizing the dynamic and ever-evolving nature of artistic expression.

    $890.00

  • No Trespassing No Graffiti 12x18 III Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo No Trespassing No Graffiti 12x18 III Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    No Trespassing No Graffiti 12x18- III Original Mixed Media Painting graffiti artist modern pop art on Real Metal Street Sign by Cope2. 2020 Signed Original Spray Paint Painting Bubble Letter on Real Metal Street Sign Artwork Size 12x18. No Trespassing No Graffiti Surveillance Sign. Challenging Norms with Cope2's Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork The piece "No Trespassing No Graffiti 12x18- III" by Cope2 is a provocative work that embodies the rebellious spirit of street pop art and graffiti artwork. The 2020 signed original spray paint painting features bubble letters on a real metal street sign, size 12x18 inches, boldly proclaiming "Graffiti Is A Crime." This artwork is a direct challenge to the legal and societal boundaries that have long been imposed on graffiti artists. Cope2, a name that carries weight in the graffiti world, uses this piece to confront the paradox of graffiti as an art form: its simultaneous existence as a celebrated creation and a criminal act. The medium of the actual metal street sign, an object that typically represents law and control, is subverted and repurposed as a canvas for free artistic expression. This inversion is symbolic of the very nature of street art — a medium that often exists in heavily regulated and surveilled spaces. By choosing this as his canvas, Cope2 does not just create a piece of art; he crafts a statement on the right to public space and the nature of artistic freedom. The Socio-Cultural Commentary of Cope2's Work "No Trespassing No Graffiti" is more than a visually striking piece; it serves as a socio-cultural commentary on the state of street art today. The bright colors and the unmissable bubble letters are quintessential elements of traditional graffiti, yet they stand in stark contrast against the formal, authoritative backdrop of the street sign. This contrast is a visual metaphor for the tension between the artist and the establishment, between creativity and conformity. The artwork captures what Cope2 represents — an artist who has thrived in the face of adversity and legal challenges for over three decades. This mixed media piece shows his dedication to the craft and his ability to adapt and evolve. He showcased his mixed-media the streets to a respected figure in modern pop art while maintaining the edge and authenticity of his street roots. Impact of "No Trespassing No Graffiti" on Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork Cope2's "No Trespassing No Graffiti" impact on the perception of street pop art and graffiti artwork cannot be understated. It is an embodiment of the defiance often intrinsic to this genre of art. Yet, it also represents a maturation of the form, a sign that street art has claimed its rightful place in contemporary art discourse. The piece stands as a symbol of resistance against the criminalization of graffiti, urging a reexamination of the laws and cultural perceptions that govern public expression. Through this work, Cope2 asserts the value of street art as a legitimate and powerful form of social and artistic expression. The painting is a direct engagement with the viewer, a call to question and redefine the boundaries of legality and artistry. It is a bold declaration that the presence of graffiti in the public sphere can be both an act of vandalism and a significant cultural artifact. "No Trespassing No Graffiti" is a pivotal piece in the narrative of street pop art and graffiti artwork. It is a testament to Cope2's enduring influence and his commitment to pushing the boundaries of what street art can convey. This artwork is not just a statement against prohibition; it is a proclamation of the transformative power of graffiti, its role in challenging the status quo, and its potential to change how we interact with and understand the urban landscape. It is a piece that encapsulates the complex identity of graffiti, standing as a vibrant example of the dialogue between artist, city, and society.

    $890.00

  • 1BN MonoPrint Silkscreen Print by Mr Penfold

    Mr Penfold 1BN MonoPrint Silkscreen Print by Mr Penfold

    1BN MonoPrint 1 of a Kind 4-Color Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Original on Fine Art Paper by Mr Penfold Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2021 Signed Original One-of-a-kind Print Artwork Size 18.11x22.44 The current residence of the versatile artist, also known as 'Mr Penfold', is in Bristol, where he operates his studio and experiments with diverse mediums. Tim Gresham is his given name.

    $726.00

  • Sale -25% RR Crossing True Legend Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo RR Crossing True Legend Original Street Sign Graffiti Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    RR Crossing- True Legend Original Mixed Media Painting graffiti artist modern pop art on Real Metal Street Sign by Cope2. Paint on Street Sign Size: 30 x 30 Inches Release: March 24, 2021 Run of: 1 During the mid-1990s Cope2 started slowly transitioning from the streets to the art scene of the galleries. At that time, street art was not as popular as it is in our days and the general public’s idea of it was still inextricably connected to ghettos, drug dealing, etc. The artist has never hidden his troubling past and avoids idealizing it, as a way to enhance his career and artistic persona. On the contrary, he mentions the following: “Oh man, there’s nothing to be proud of in hustling, but I had my first child at the age of 16, my son. So I had to make money to support him and his mother.

    $2,888.00$2,166.00

  • Ceci N'est Pas Une Peter Griffin Original Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting by Shark Toof

    Shark Toof Ceci N'est Pas Une Peter Griffin Original Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting by Shark Toof

    Ceci N'est Pas Une Peter Griffin Original Painting Acrylic & Aerosol on Canvas by Shark Toof Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2014 Signed Orignal Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting Artwork Size 27x19 "This new body of work is a blend of my graffiti roots, where I developed my unique voice. At the same time, there's also an aspect of this work that is " not taking yourself too seriously, vandalizing your icons," Shark Toof said while preparing in Detroit. "I like Detroit because it is very do-it-yourself, and I am a very do-it-yourself artist, so it is a great fit for me."-Shark Toof The Artistic Dialect of Shark Toof: Subverting Pop Culture Icons Shark Toof's "Ceci N'est Pas Une Peter Griffin" is a compelling piece that showcases the artist's deft blend of graffiti roots with the playful irreverence of modern pop art. Created in 2014, this original painting embodies Shark Toof's unique voice, a voice he has cultivated through his deep connections with the street art movement. This artwork, measuring 27x19 inches, is a striking example of his mixed media mastery, incorporating acrylic and aerosol on canvas. In this piece, Shark Toof engages with the familiar iconography of pop culture, specifically the well-known character Peter Griffin from the animated sitcom "Family Guy." However, in true street art fashion, Shark Toof takes this familiar image and subverts it, adding layers of meaning and challenging the viewer's perceptions. The title, a nod to René Magritte's famous work, plays with the idea of representation and reality, encouraging viewers to question what they see. The painting's mixed media approach is characteristic of street pop art, which combines various techniques and materials to create dynamic visuals. Shark Toof's use of bold colors and exaggerated features captures the essence of graffiti art's impact while paying homage to pop art's stylized aesthetics. His work does not shy away from humor or satire; instead, it embraces these elements to deliver a more profound commentary on the nature of celebrity, fandom, and the art world itself. In the context of street pop art and graffiti artwork, Shark Toof stands out as an artist who embodies the DIY spirit of the genre. His affinity for cities like Detroit, with their rich industrial pasts and vibrant street art scenes, speaks to his commitment to the grassroots nature of his craft. Shark Toof's work, including "Ceci N'est Pas Une Peter Griffin," is a visual feast and a testament to the transformative power of street art in the modern era. Through his art, Shark Toof continues to push the boundaries of street pop art, showcasing its potential to be both playful and piercingly insightful. His ability to navigate the intersection of street art and fine art while maintaining a sense of authenticity and approachability ensures that his work resonates with a broad spectrum of art enthusiasts and collectors alike.

    $2,609.00

  • Migration Shark 4 Original Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting by Shark Toof Migration Shark 4 Original Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting by Shark Toof

    Shark Toof Migration Shark 4 Original Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting by Shark Toof

    Migration Shark 4 Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic and Mixed Media on Laser Cut Wood by Shark Toof Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2014 Signed Orignal Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting Artwork Size 115x43 Massive art object. “This new body of work is a blend of my graffiti roots which is where I really developed my own unique voice. At the same time, there’s also an aspect of this work that is just not taking yourself too seriously, kind of vandalizing your own icons,” Shark Toof said while preparing in Detroit. “I like Detroit because it is very do-it-yourself and I am a very do-it-yourself artist so it is a great fit for me.” -Shark Toof

    $5,371.00

  • Be Faithful Original Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting by Shark Toof

    Shark Toof Be Faithful Original Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting by Shark Toof

    Be Faithful Original Painting Spray Paint Aerosol & Acrylic Paint on Reclaimed Wood by Shark Toof Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2014 Signed Orignal Spray Paint Mixed Media Painting Artwork Size 16.25x22 “This new body of work is a blend of my graffiti roots which is where I really developed my own unique voice. At the same time, there’s also an aspect of this work that is just not taking yourself too seriously, kind of vandalizing your own icons,” Shark Toof said while preparing in Detroit. “I like Detroit because it is very do-it-yourself and I am a very do-it-yourself artist so it is a great fit for me.” -Shark Toof

    $772.00

  • Sale -25% Detroit Entities Alpha Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Askew One

    Askew One Detroit Entities Alpha Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Askew One

    Detroit Entities Alpha Original Painting Acrylic and Spray Paint on Plexiglass by Askew One Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2013 Signed Original Painting Artwork Size 48x48 Custom Framed "Detroit started this whole train of thought during my first visit in 2009. I think the metaphor of Entropy is throughout the world but extends to Detroit as well. The Entropy in Detroit's case was human expanse and industry. This work is optimistic though, like Detroit. It's about new beginnings." – ASKEW ONE

    $3,611.00$2,708.00

  • Vampire USA Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Ben Frost

    Ben Frost Vampire USA Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Ben Frost

    Vampire USA Company of Thieves Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic and Mixed Media On Wood Panel by Ben Frost Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2013 Signed Original Spray Paint & Acrylic Wood Cradled Ready To Hang Painting Artwork Size 24x32 Vampire USA by Ben Frost: A Bold Intersection of Culture and Critique Ben Frost's "Vampire USA" from the "Company of Thieves" series is a vivid example of modern pop art's seamless fusion with street sensibilities. The striking spray paint, acrylic, and mixed media composition on a wood panel embody the rebellious spirit that fuels much of contemporary street pop art and graffiti artwork. Created in 2013, this signed original artwork measures 24x32 inches and is cradled and ready to hang, offering a stark commentary on American culture through street art aesthetics. Australian artist Ben Frost is known for his visually arresting work that often repurposes the iconography of consumerism and popular culture to create new, challenging narratives. "Vampire USA" exemplifies Frost's approach, utilizing familiar symbols and subverting them to critique American society. The vampire motif layered over the stars and stripes of the American flag creates an immediate and unsettling juxtaposition. The vampire, traditionally a symbol of parasitism and predation, becomes an allegory for the darker aspects of the American dream, suggesting a nation that feeds off others or perhaps even itself. The intensity of the artwork is heightened by Frost's choice of medium and technique. The raw, visceral quality of spray paint, often associated with the underground graffiti scene, clashes with the precision of acrylics to create an anarchic and meticulous piece. This duality reflects the complex nature of American culture, where order and chaos often coexist. Decoding the Symbolism in "Vampire USA" In "Vampire USA," the flag is not just a backdrop but an integral part of the narrative. The stars and stripes become the vampire's skin, the fabric of its being, suggesting that the entity and the nation are inseparable. The use of red, white, and blue – colors that evoke feelings of patriotism – is transformed into a visual scream that challenges the viewer to reassess their understanding of national identity and values. The choice to paint on wood panels also contributes to the artwork's impact. The organic texture of wood grounds the piece in a tactile reality, in contrast to graffiti's ethereal and often ephemeral nature. It is a statement of permanence, an assertion that the questions and issues raised by the painting will not simply vanish with the morning light. "Vampire USA" is a powerful piece of street pop art that embodies the genre's ability to reflect and critique society. Ben Frost's work captures contemporary culture's zeitgeist, using the streets' language to engage with deeper themes of identity, consumption, and the American psyche. As the artwork hangs poised for display, it serves as a bold reminder of art's potential to confront, unsettle, and inspire dialogue.

    $11,515.00

  • Special Offer Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Ben Frost Special Offer Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Ben Frost

    Ben Frost Special Offer Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Ben Frost

    Special Offer Company of Thieves Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic and Mixed Media On Wood Panel by Ben Frost Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2013 Signed Original Acrylic & Spray Paint Painting Artwork Size 24x32 Ben Frost is utilizing imagery familiar to western culture in order to make a statement about the culture itself on the basis of consumerism, modern icons, big corporations, etc. Animation characters, pop icons, brand logos, and many more are transformed into vibrant artworks and find their place in galleries. With this in mind, and in the case of Ben Frost, it is futile to try to identify a clear borderline between low and high art. In reality, the artist wants the audience to think on the terms of high or low value and, by extension, what these actually mean. Over the years street artists have managed to establish themselves as respected creators and some of them have even gained international fame, transforming graffiti from a fringe art, aiming sometimes to mark street gangs’ territory, into big business.

    $8,846.00

  • Sale -25% Detroit Series 16 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Detroit Series 16 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Detroit Series 16 Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic Paint, and Mixed Media on Cradled Wood by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2010 Signed & Titled Original Spray Paint Acrylic Paint Mixed Media Painting on Cradled Wood Panel Ready to Hang Graffiti Artwork Bubble Letter Size 24x24 "I've always wanted to do a show like this. Lately, I have transitioned mostly into mixed media paintings, but I've been doing hardcore graffiti, if you want to call it that, for thirty-plus years. It's what made me Cope2. But I like to change it up and show all my different styles. So, with this show, I can show my evolution of style and how I've progressed. "Versatile" shows where I came from and what I'm doing now," Cope2 said from his studio in New York. -Cope2 Cope2's Detroit Series 16: An Emblem of Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork Cope2, a name synonymous with the gritty vibrancy of street pop art and graffiti artwork, presents us with "Detroit Series 16", which encapsulates the essence of urban expression. This 2010 original painting is a vivid example of the fusion of spray paint, acrylic paint, and mixed media on cradled wood. At a sizeable 24x24 inches, this ready-to-hang piece is an authentic Cope2 creation, complete with his iconic bubble letters that burst with the energy and spontaneity characteristic of his work. This particular piece of the Detroit Series is a rich tapestry of color, texture, and form. Using cradled wood as a substrate represents a departure from the temporary walls and subway cars that traditionally serve as canvases for graffiti artists. Cope2's choice of material marks a conscious step towards the permanence and longevity of his art, aligning with his desire to evolve and adapt over his thirty-plus years of creating. By employing a mixed media approach, Cope2 bridges the gap between graffiti's raw, street-level artistry and the refined, deliberate nature of studio-created works. The Evolution of Style in Cope2's Work The journey that Cope2 describes in his transition to mixed media paintings is evident in "Detroit Series 16". The artwork serves as a visual narrative of his stylistic evolution, revealing the layers of growth and change that define his career. In his own words, the versatility of his art showcases the breadth of his experience, from the unbridled expressions of 'hardcore graffiti' to the complex, multidimensional pieces he crafts today. The piece tells the story of an artist who is not content with the status quo, continuously pushing the boundaries of his medium to explore new techniques and concepts. The essence of street art, emphasizing accessibility and community engagement, is preserved in this work, even as it embraces elements of pop art's focus on mass media and popular culture. Cope2's work, mainly "Detroit Series 16", is a testament to the transformative power of art to convey personal journeys and societal narratives. It is a visual representation of the artist's belief in change, the potential of graffiti to evolve, and his ability to reflect these shifts through his art. Impact and Legacy of Cope2's Detroit Series The impact of "Detroit Series 16" extends beyond the visual appeal of its vibrant colors and intricate forms. It represents a moment in time within the broader narrative of street art's assimilation into the fine art world. Cope2's work, with its signature aesthetic and commitment to graffiti's core values, has played a pivotal role in redefining the perceptions of street-inspired art. The series, particularly this piece, exemplifies the fluid nature of contemporary art, where genres intersect and new forms emerge. As street art continues to gain recognition and respect within the art community, works like "Detroit Series 16" stand as milestones along this path of cultural acceptance. They are reminders of the roots of this art form in the uncommissioned, often unsanctioned expressions found in urban environments worldwide. Yet, they also signify the possibility of transcendence, of art that can rise from the streets to hang on the walls of collectors and enthusiasts who value the authenticity and raw power that graffiti embodies. In assessing Cope2's "Detroit Series 16" legacy, one cannot help but recognize the artist's influence on the trajectory of street pop art and graffiti artwork. His ability to navigate the transition from street to studio without losing the essence of graffiti's spirit is remarkable. The series offers a visual testimony to Cope2's enduring relevance in the art world, highlighting his role not just as an artist but as a chronicler of street art's dynamic and ever-evolving language. Through his creations, Cope2 continues contributing to the dialogue around what constitutes art, who can create it, and where it deserves to be seen.

    $6,501.00$4,876.00

  • Sale -25% Detroit Series 24 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Detroit Series 24 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Detroit Series 24 Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic Paint, and Mixed Media on Cradled Wood by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2010 Signed & Titled Original Spray Paint Acrylic Paint Mixed Media Painting on Cradled Wood Panel Ready to Hang Graffiti Artwork Bubble Letter Size 24x16 "I've always wanted to do a show like this. Lately, I have transitioned mostly into mixed media paintings, but I've been doing hardcore graffiti, if you want to call it that, for thirty-plus years. It's what made me Cope2. But I like to change it up and show all my different styles. So, with this show, I can show my style evolution and how I've progressed. "Versatile" shows where I came from and what I'm doing now," Cope2 said from his studio in New York. -Cope2 Cope2 and the Intersection of Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork The "Detroit Series 24 Original Painting" by Cope2 marks a significant milestone in the fusion of street pop art and graffiti artwork. A masterful blend of spray paint, acrylic paint, and mixed media on cradled wood, this 2010 piece, sized at 24x16 inches, is signed and titled by the artist himself. The artwork is a ready-to-hang testament to Cope2's journey in the art world, vividly encapsulating his thirty-plus years of experience with what he calls 'hardcore graffiti.' This piece is a bold declaration of the artist's evolution, embodying the diverse styles Cope2 has embraced and mastered over the years. The artwork's bubble letters pop against the wood panel, showcasing Cope2's ability to marry the spontaneity of street art with the permanence and texture that fine art mediums like wood and acrylics provide. "Detroit Series 24" is not just an artwork; it is a narrative, a visual autobiography that charts the artist's progression from the streets of New York to the refined spaces of galleries. Cope2's adaptation to mixed media paintings is a conscious choice that speaks to his desire for growth and exploration within his craft while also honoring the roots of graffiti that laid the foundation for his career. Reverberations of Cope2's Artistic Evolution Cope2's commitment to showcasing his stylistic evolution is palpable in "Detroit Series 24". The artwork is a physical manifestation of the versatility he speaks of. This versatility has allowed him to remain a relevant and celebrated figure in modern art. Through this series, he offers a visual history of his personal development, displaying the range of his artistic capabilities. The series is a celebration of change, of the potential within the graffiti art form to adapt and thrive in various environments and formats. In this piece, as with others in the series, there is a dialogue between street art's raw, energetic quality and the thoughtful, intentional nature of studio-based work. The artwork serves as a bridge, connecting the often underrepresented art form of graffiti with the mainstream narrative of contemporary art. It is a testament to the legitimacy and depth of street pop art and graffiti artwork, challenging the notion that these forms of expression are somehow less valid than their traditional counterparts. The Legacy of Cope2's Detroit Series in Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork The legacy of "Detroit Series 24" extends beyond its aesthetic achievements. The work is a significant contribution to the ongoing conversation about the place of street art within the larger context of art history. Cope2's journey reflects the journey of graffiti itself, from an act of defiance to a respected art form that commands space in galleries and private collections alike. His work, particularly in this series, encapsulates the spirit of resilience that defines much of street art and graffiti, showcasing an adaptability that has enabled the art form to flourish. Cope2 has not only documented his evolution through his art but has also mirrored the evolution of street pop art and graffiti artwork. "Detroit Series 24" is a vibrant celebration of this progression, a canvas where the past and the present coexist, where the language of the streets is translated into the lexicon of fine art. Cope2's contribution to the art world through this piece and others in the series is invaluable, marking him as a pivotal figure in recognizing and appreciating street-inspired art. Ultimately, "Detroit Series 24" is a bold statement on the transformative power of art and the artist's enduring quest for expression and reinvention. Through his work, Cope2 continues to inspire and challenge, pushing the boundaries of what street pop art and graffiti artwork can be. His pieces are not just works to be hung on a wall; they are dynamic conversations, ever-evolving as the artist himself evolves, and inviting viewers to witness the unfolding story of one of the most influential modern artists in the realm of street pop art and graffiti.

    $6,501.00$4,876.00

  • Sale -25% Detroit Series 25 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Cope2- Fernando Carlo Detroit Series 25 Original Spray Paint Acrylic Painting by Cope2- Fernando Carlo

    Detroit Series 25 Original Painting Spray Paint, Acrylic Paint, and Mixed Media on Cradled Wood by Cope2 Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2010 Signed & Titled Original Spray Paint Acrylic Paint Mixed Media Painting on Cradled Wood Panel Ready to Hang Graffiti Artwork Bubble Letter Size 24x16 "I've always wanted to do a show like this. Lately, I have transitioned mostly into mixed media paintings, but I've been doing hardcore graffiti, if you want to call it that, for thirty-plus years. It's what made me Cope2. But I like to change it up and show all my different styles. So, with this show, I can show my style evolution and how I've progressed. "Versatile" shows where I came from and what I'm doing now," Cope2 said from his studio in New York. -Cope2 The Evolution of Cope2 in Street Pop Art and Graffiti Artwork Within the pantheon of street pop art and graffiti artwork, Cope2 stands as a figure of significant importance, a name synonymous with the gritty roots and dynamic evolution of the genre. The "Detroit Series 25 Original Painting" is a testament to the artist's journey through the ever-changing landscape of urban art. This 2010 signed and titled original piece, measuring 24x16 inches, fuses spray paint, acrylic paint, and mixed media on a cradled wood panel, embodying the essence of what Cope2 has termed as 'hardcore graffiti.' Yet, it does more than that. It showcases a readiness to hang graffiti artwork that pulsates with the energy of bubble letters, a signature style that has made Cope2 a celebrated figure in modern pop art. This piece is not simply a static work of art; it narrates the story of Cope2's artistic evolution. Having spent over three decades dedicated to the craft of graffiti, Cope2 has earned recognition not just for his adherence to the raw foundations of graffiti but also for his adaptability and his embrace of mixed media approaches. The "Detroit Series 25" reflects this transition, showcasing how the artist has progressed from the streets to the studio, from the brief to the enduring. Cope2's Artistic Journey and Influence on Modern Art In the artist's words, Cope2 has described his artistic journey as one marked by versatility and evolution. The shift from exclusively employing spray paint to a multifaceted array of mediums signals a broader trend within street art's integration into the fine art world. The "Detroit Series 25" is emblematic of this shift, combining traditional graffiti techniques with the tactile nature of acrylics and the solidity of wood as a canvas. This fusion reflects a sophisticated approach to street-inspired art, blurring the boundaries between an underground subculture and the polished gallery scene. Cope2's work, particularly in the "Detroit Series," can be seen as a cultural chronicle, documenting the rise of street art from subversive beginnings to mainstream acclaim. His pieces are imbued with the spirit of New York's urban landscape, the birthplace of contemporary graffiti, yet they speak to audiences far beyond the city's confines. Through his work, Cope2 has captured the visceral thrill of graffiti, the bold colors, the daring contours, and the unapologetic self-expression, all while translating it into a format that commands respect within the contemporary art sphere. Reflecting Social Narratives through Graffiti Artwork Cope2's "Detroit Series 25" is more than an aesthetic endeavor; it is a social statement, capturing the zeitgeist of its era. His art does not exist in a vacuum but as a vibrant commentary on the environment from which it springs. The artwork tells the story of transition, not just for the artist but for the medium of graffiti itself. Once relegated to the fringes of the art world, considered an act of vandalism, graffiti has been recontextualized through works like those of Cope2. These pieces reflect the changing narratives around street art, elevating it to a form of street pop art that mirrors society's evolving attitudes towards public space, ownership, and artistic liberty. The legacy of Cope2's "Detroit Series 25" lies in its ability to capture the imagination of a diverse audience, bringing the raw, unfiltered voice of the streets into the sanctified spaces of art galleries. It embodies the spirit of resilience and adaptability, allowing graffiti to endure and flourish despite often hostile societal perceptions. The artwork stands as a vibrant testament to the power of street pop art and graffiti artwork to transcend their origins, influencing and reshaping the modern art scene in profound ways. In contemplating the impact of the "Detroit Series 25," it becomes clear that Cope2's influence extends beyond the visual. His work, with its vivid imagery and poignant use of mixed media, underscores the potential of graffiti to act as a catalyst for dialogue and reflection. It is a powerful demonstration of the artist's ability to evolve while remaining true to the core tenets of his craft, ensuring that his work remains relevant and resonant in the fast-paced world of modern art. Through his creations, Cope2 has shown where he came from and what he is doing now, marking his indelible imprint on the fabric of street pop art and graffiti artwork.

    $6,501.00$4,876.00

  • Sale -25% Dissection Of The Letter S Original Acrylic Painting by Nychos

    Nychos Dissection Of The Letter S Original Acrylic Painting by Nychos

    Dissection Of The Letter S Original Painting Mixed Media Framed On Paper by Nychos Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2013 Signed Original Mixed Media Acrylic Spray Paint Painting Artwork Size 40x48.5 “My dad and my grandpa were traditional Austrian hunters, so I think that is where some of my interest in anatomy comes from. Seeing a deer dissected for the first time was very inspiring for me. Seeing all the guts and intestines drop out, it was a bit crazy at first,” Nychos told Hypebeast while painting at the world’s premiere street art festival Pow Wow Hawaii earlier this year. “Using all of this anatomy I think have found something I can stick with and really go crazy on. It’s staying fresh for me because I am always finding new ways to do it.” -Nychos

    $2,528.00$1,896.00

  • I Love Graffiti Original Acrylic Canvas Painting by LushSux

    LushSux I Love Graffiti Original Acrylic Canvas Painting by LushSux

    I Love Graffiti Original Painting Acrylic on Linen Canvas by LushSux Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2014 Signed Original Acrylic Graffiti Painting on Stretched Canvas Artwork Size 15.75x19.6 Text Type Art Reading "I Love Graffiti." The Essence of "I Love Graffiti" by LushSux "I Love Graffiti," a striking acrylic on linen canvas by LushSux, captures the heart of street pop art and graffiti artwork with a bold simplicity that speaks volumes. Created in 2014, this signed original measures 15.75x19.6 inches and presents a text type art reading the declarative sentence "I Love Graffiti." LushSux, an Australian street artist known for his controversial and often humorous work, uses this piece to make a direct statement about his passion for graffiti, a sentiment shared by many within and outside the graffiti community. The straightforward message, underscored by the artist's choice to render the text in a style reminiscent of graffiti lettering, conveys a candid appreciation for the art form while also alluding to the complex relationship society has with graffiti. Stylistic Elements and Cultural Commentary in LushSux's Work The artwork's design, characterized by thick black outlines filled with a sky blue, reflects the quintessential graffiti aesthetic—bold, readable from a distance, and unabashed in its existence. This visual approach is not just an artistic choice but also a nod to the origins of graffiti as a form of street-level communication, often used to convey messages or mark territory. LushSux's use of a stretched linen canvas as the substrate for this piece elevates the traditionally illicit act of graffiti into the realm of fine art, challenging viewers to reevaluate the distinctions between vandalism and art. The inclusion of a sardonic footnote, "as long as it's not on my property," adds a layer of self-aware commentary, acknowledging the contentious nature of graffiti as both celebrated art and criticized public nuisance. LushSux's Contribution to the Dialogue on Street Art With "I Love Graffiti," LushSux contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the place of street art in contemporary culture. By bringing a declaration of love for graffiti into the gallery space, the artist bridges the gap between the raw, often unsanctioned expressions found on city walls and the sanitized, curated experience of viewing art in conventional settings. This piece serves as a reminder of the roots of street pop art, grounded in a love for bold expression and the desire to make a mark on the world. As a modern pop artist, LushSux navigates the fine line between irreverence and homage, using his platform to both celebrate and critically examine the art form to which he has dedicated his career. "I Love Graffiti" stands as a testament to the enduring appeal of graffiti and its ability to provoke, inspire, and resonate with a wide audience.

    $726.00

  • Sale -25% Breathe Right Original Oil Painting by David Molesky

    David Molesky Breathe Right Original Oil Painting by David Molesky

    Breathe Right Original Painting Oil On Linen w/ Custom Walnut Frame by David Molesky Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2014 Signed & Custom Framed Original Oil Painting Artwork Size 24x20 "This painting is from my series of paintings based on media images of the revolution in Kiev. Its the largest of the eight paintings so far and the one that I spent the most time on. I feel like the figure captures the energy that originally drew me into the subject matter. The paintings of this series are a departure from my earlier figurative painting. For the last decade or so I had tried to depict universal time and avoided man-made objects. I’ve dropped that dogma. I love that the subject is current, and also contains elements that seem from another era." - David Molesky

    $4,693.00$3,520.00

  • Sale -25% Wolf Like Me Original Acrylic Painting on Wood by Bask

    Bask Wolf Like Me Original Acrylic Painting on Wood by Bask

    Wolf Like Me Original Painting Acrylic on Mixed-Media Reclaimed Wood Panel by Bask Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. “The esthetic of my work is similar to the Detroit landscape. The re-purposed nature of my art plays off of panels, wood, signs, that once were proudly displayed. But over the years they stopped serving their intended purpose and thrown out. The inspiration behind the work I made for this show was Detroit's strengths, struggles, and landscape. I took the opportunity to move to Detroit fourteen years ago, but for a number of reasons beyond my control, my stay lasted only 4 years. However, that was long enough for the city to have a profound impact on my work as well as my consciousness towards social and political issues. And even though I haven't called Detroit home in 9 years, the impression it stamped on me is something I hope I never lose. And it was this appreciation for the influence that DETROIT has had on me, that inspired the work I made for the show.” -Bask

    $3,611.00$2,708.00

  • Sale -25% Contemplation Original Acrylic Painting by Mandy Tsung

    Mandy Tsung Contemplation Original Acrylic Painting by Mandy Tsung

    Contemplation Original Painting Acrylic on Canvas Ready To Hang by Mandy Tsung Graffiti Street Artist Modern Pop Art. 2014 Signed Original Acrylic Painting Artwork on Canvas Ready To Hang Size 20x20

    $1,220.00$915.00

  • Vincent Price Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Joe King

    Joe King Vincent Price Original Graphite Pencil Drawing by Joe King

    Vincent Price Original Graphite Pencil Hand Drawing on Fine Art Paper by modern trending street art artist Joe King. 2010 Signed Original Graphite Drawing Artwork Size 8.x11, Framed in ornate frame with mat.

    $890.00

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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