Purchase Floral Takeover 2017 Red Black Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY Hand-Pulled 2-Color on Cream Speckletone Fine Art Paper Limited Edition Artwork Obey Pop Culture Artist.
2017 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 200 Artwork Size 18x24 Silkscreen Print
"I'm always creating new patterns for my street installs and fine art pieces. I used to buy discontinued wallpaper, but now I design and print my own. These look nice as stand-alone prints, not just repeat patterns, so I'm releasing a 200-print edition of four versions. Buy a couch to match… coming soon… just kidding!" -Shepard Fairey- OBEY.
The "Floral Takeover 2017 Red Black Silkscreen Print" by Shepard Fairey encapsulates the interplay of aesthetics within Street Pop Art and graffiti Artwork, signifying a profound narrative through its intricate design and bold color scheme. This piece exemplifies how traditional elements can be transformed into a new cultural vocabulary that challenges and expands the boundaries of fine art. Featuring a rich, vibrant red background overlaid with a contrasting black floral pattern, the artwork is a striking visual statement that captures the viewer's attention. Shepard Fairey, a pivotal figure in the street art movement, often incorporates motifs that reflect social and political activism. His work is known for its ability to decorate and provoke thought and conversation, a characteristic quintessential to the graffiti art movement. Silkscreen printing allows for the precision and consistency necessary for disseminating his message, harkening back to his roots in skateboarding and punk rock culture, where screen-printed designs were a means of rebellion and identity. Silkscreen printing used in this artwork is also a nod to the pop art tradition, a method popularized by artists like Andy Warhol, who sought to erase the boundaries between 'high' art and 'low' cultural imagery. Fairey's "Floral Takeover" is a contemporary continuation of this tradition, seamlessly blending street art's spontaneity and edginess with pop art's mass appeal and commercial aesthetics. The result is a striking work of art that is accessible and deeply layered in meaning. Through this print, Fairey extends the dialogue of street art into the more permanent and collectible domain of fine art prints, allowing for the transitory nature of street graffiti to be preserved and appreciated over time. The artwork becomes an important cultural artifact, representing the ever-evolving landscape of Street Pop Art and graffiti Artwork, embodying the transformative power of art in public spaces and the ongoing conversation between art and society.