Reen Barrera Realize Lola HPM Archival Print by Reen Barrera
Purchase Realize HPM Archival Pigment Fine Art Limited Edition Print on Hand Deckled 290gsm Moab Entrada Paper by Artist Reen Barrera, Street Pop Art Graffiti Legend. The artwork I have says "LOLA..." 2022 Edition of 50 Hand-embellished giclee print Each print includes a hand-painted word bubble (in white or black) with an exclusive phrase/message painted on each print by Reen Fine art print on Moab Entrada 290gsm paper Hand deckled edges 24 x 24 inches / 61 x 61 cm Hand-signed and numbered by the artist Printed by Static Medium (Los Angeles) The team at Static Medium photoshopped out the original word bubble in 'Realize' and then we shipped them off to Reen in the Philippines for him to add his personal touch to each and we are thrilled with how they have come out. Reen painted a white or black word/speech bubble onto each print (an example of each is shared above and below). Each bubble was painted in a different shape and Reen then went through and hand-painted a unique phrase onto each print.
Reen Barrera is a Filipino contemporary artist known for his distinctive style and unique characters. Born in Manila, Philippines, he began his career as a muralist and street artist before transitioning to gallery exhibitions. He is particularly famous for his ongoing series of paintings and sculptures titled "Ohlala," which features a character of the same name. Barrera's artwork is characterized by its vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and a mix of various materials, including wood, textiles, and found objects. His pieces often depict Ohlala, a genderless, anthropomorphic figure with a wide, expressive face, and various objects or animals. The Ohlala character represents the artist's own experiences, emotions, and observations, as well as broader themes of identity, self-discovery, and the human condition. Reen Barrera's work has been exhibited in various galleries and art fairs worldwide, including in the United States, Europe, and Asia. His distinct style and thought-provoking subject matter have garnered the attention of art collectors and enthusiasts, making him a prominent figure in the contemporary art scene.