Purchase American Daydream- Foil Limited Edition 9-Color Hand-Pulled Silkscreen Print on 10pt Lava Foil Holographic Fine Art Paper by Artist Denial.
2021 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 30 9-Color Screen Print on 10pt Lava Foil Holographic Fine Art Paper Size: 18 x 24 Inches Release March 09, 2021
Denial's "American Daydream" and Its Reflection on Modern Street Pop Art & Graffiti Artwork
"American Daydream - Foil" by the artist Denial is a potent representation of contemporary street pop art and graffiti, merging commercial aesthetics with a subversive edge. Released on March 09, 2021, this limited edition print is a significant piece that comments on the nature of American culture and the commodification of the American dream. Limited to a run of just 30 pieces, this 9-color hand-pulled silkscreen print on 10pt lava foil holographic fine art paper is a testament to the exclusivity and precision of Denial's work. Measuring 18 x 24 inches, "American Daydream - Foil" is a visual spectacle that dazzles with its reflective foil background, creating a dynamic interplay of light and color that challenges the viewer's perceptions. The use of lava foil holographic paper is particularly striking as a metaphor for the American psyche's multiple, often contradictory, layers. Denial's piece captures the essence of pop art through its use of a familiar comic style juxtaposed with a psychedelic palette that seems to shift and shimmer with the viewer's movement. The artwork features a crying female figure, a recurring motif in pop art, evoking the emotional disconnect between reality and the pursuit of happiness within the framework of the American dream. Denial's signature style incorporates bold, graphic elements and a keen sense of irony. By using silkscreen printing, a technique popularized in pop art by artists like Andy Warhol, Denial connects with the roots of the movement while pushing its boundaries through modern materials and themes.
Contemporary Commentary through Limited Edition Art
Denial's "American Daydream - Foil" is more than a visually stunning piece; it is a commentary on the glossy veneer of American life and the underlying complexities that the facade conceals. Each of the 30 prints is signed and numbered by the artist, adding a layer of authenticity and collectibility that is highly valued in the street pop art and graffiti art communities. Collectors and admirers of Denial's work appreciate the aesthetic qualities of his prints and the thought-provoking messages they convey. The limited edition nature of "American Daydream - Foil" symbolizes the street pop art scene's transition from ephemeral street murals to coveted fine art pieces. Denial's decision to release such a small edition underscores the desire to maintain the exclusivity and integrity of the piece. This principle is often at the heart of street pop art and graffiti artwork. In the hands of collectors, these prints are not merely decorative items but are held as cultural artifacts that encapsulate a moment in time and a particular sentiment or critique. In essence, Denial's work exemplifies the evolution of street pop art and graffiti artwork into a form that reflects and is critical of the culture it arises from. "American Daydream - Foil" serves as a mirror to society, reflecting the complexities of the American experience through the lens of pop art. It is a bold statement on the nature of dreams and reality, commercialism, and the individual's place within the broader tapestry of society. The work's limited edition status ensures that it remains a distinctive and sought-after piece within the dynamic world of contemporary art.