Purchase Flags Hand-Pulled 9-Color Silkscreen Print on 290gsm Coventry Rag Paper by Pop Graffiti Artist Dalek- James Marshall Rare Street Art Limited Edition Artwork.
2018 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 50 Size 24x18 Screen Printed by Serio Press
The Intricacies of "Flags" by Dalek - James Marshall
The "Flags" silkscreen print by Dalek, the pseudonym of James Marshall, is a vibrant example of contemporary Street Pop Art and graffiti Artwork. This nine-color hand-pulled print on 290gsm Coventry Rag Paper embodies the fusion of street culture and fine art, a hallmark of Dalek's work. Created in 2018, the limited edition of 50 pieces showcases Marshall's unique aesthetic, which has become widely recognized in art.
Dalek's Signature Style and Technique
Known for his space monkey character, a central figure in his works, Dalek's style is characterized by bold colors, geometric patterns, and animated forms that draw from his background in graffiti, Japanese pop art, and urban street culture. The "Flags" artwork, measuring 24x18 inches, is a testament to his meticulous silkscreen technique, requiring precise layering of colors to achieve the depth and texture evident in the print.
Limited Edition and Collectibility
Each print in the "Flags" series is signed and numbered, underscoring the exclusive nature of this limited run. Collectors of street pop art and graffiti artwork are often drawn to such pieces for their rarity and the prestige associated with owning a work by an artist like Dalek. The signature authenticates the print and signifies the artist's direct involvement in its creation.
The Role of Serio Press in Production
Serio Press, known for their expertise in screen printing, produced the "Flags" series. Their reputation for excellence ensures that each print meets the highest standards of quality, from the colors' vibrancy to the images' precision. The collaboration between Dalek and Serio Press highlights the importance of craftsmanship in producing limited-edition prints.
Artistic Impact of "Flags"
"Flags" is more than just an aesthetic statement; it carries the weight of Dalek's exploration into identity, society, and the individual's place. The repetition of the space monkey holding a flag is a metaphor for various interpretations, ranging from unity to division, from individual expression to mass culture. It reflects Dalek's ability to convey complex ideas through simple yet powerful imagery. Dalek's "Flags" silkscreen print significantly contributes to the genres of Street Pop Art and graffiti Artwork, bridging the gap between subversive street culture and the fine art printmaking tradition. As a limited edition piece, it embodies the urban experience's essence while holding a mirror to the broader human condition through its striking visual language.