Alien Hidden Glow in the Dark Papyrus Hand-Pulled Diamond Dust Limited Edition Silkscreen Print on Egyptian Papyrus Paper by Marwan Shahin Rare Street Art Famous Pop Artwork Artist.
2022 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 25 Size 14x17 Alien Pharaoh on Papyrus Silkscreen That Glows in the Dark in Egyptian African Gold Style
Delving into the mystique of street art, one encounters a realm where the grit and glamour of everyday life find an elevated, often incandescent expression. The work of Marwan Shahin stands as an example of this interplay between the real and surreal, and is particularly embodied in the 2023 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition "Alien Hidden Glow in the Dark Papyrus Hand-Pulled Diamond Dust Silkscreen Print." This unique piece of art amalgamates the mysticism of ancient Egypt with an offbeat contemporary perspective, showcasing a dynamic dialogue between past and present, tradition and rebellion, and thus cementing Shahin's position as a prominent figure in pop and street art. The ingenuity of the piece is defined by its striking aesthetics, which take root in its unique physical components. Shahin, a celebrated Egyptian artist, hand-pulls this diamond dust silkscreen print on authentic Egyptian papyrus paper. This choice of material not only pays homage to Shahin's heritage, but also infuses the artwork with a sense of timelessness. The papyrus, resonating with history and authenticity, serves as a canvas for a limited edition series, each piece signed and numbered, asserting its exclusivity and rarity. Drawing upon the aesthetic of African Gold style, the print features an Alien Pharaoh - a potent symbol that intertwines the sacred and profane, the terrestrial and extraterrestrial. This whimsical take on the iconic Pharaoh, a recurring motif in Shahin's work, is further heightened by an unexpected feature - the figure glows in the dark. This quality propels the artwork from the realm of the visually intriguing to the experientially engaging, enabling the artwork to transition and transform according to the play of light and darkness, adding another layer of intrigue and profundity to the piece. True to his reputation as a street artist, Shahin's choice to incorporate glow-in-the-dark elements captures the raw energy of graffiti and street art. These disciplines often thrive in the obscurity of the night, their messages illuminated under the cover of darkness. With this piece, the viewer can experience that same thrill, as the Alien Pharaoh comes alive in darkness, its golden aura casting an ethereal glow that compels one to reconsider what is known and what is yet to be discovered. Limited to only 25 editions, the 14x17 "Alien Hidden Glow in the Dark Papyrus Hand-Pulled Diamond Dust Silkscreen Print" stands as an opulent testament to Shahin's skill, vision, and distinctive artistic voice. It is an amalgamation of art and alchemy, a product of Shahin's explorations of both visual and material textures. The artwork's diamond dust finish not only adds a literal and figurative sparkle, but also enhances the tactile experience of the artwork, enticing the viewer to engage with it beyond mere observation. All these elements come together to create a unique visual journey that reflects Marwan Shahin's talent, vision, and innovative approach to pop and street art. His work speaks volumes about the power of art to transcend time and space, to blend the ordinary with the extraordinary, and to illuminate the darkness with the glow of creativity.